Hickenlooper says public monuments that celebrate atrocities in other states need to go and we must do better.
Confederate monuments were erected to remember the Confederacy, but they were also used to intimidate black Americans in the 20th century.
The Baltimore City Council voted unanimously this week to remove the statues after the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
An artist in Detroit is setting fire to one of America's most contentious symbols.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill banning the removal or relocation of monuments that have been standing for over 40 years.