"The statues need to go. But we also need to remember that the work isn't complete at that moment," said Charlottesville Mayor Nikuyah Walker, an independent who sits on the five-member council.
Charlottesville City Council votes again to remove Confederate statues
The post remains active on Ms. Walker's page as of Thursday morning, but she said she was temporarily thrown in Facebook "jail" for it.
Nikuyah Walker, Va. mayor, slams own city as 'void of a moral compass': 'Charlottesville rapes you'