The Robert E. Lee Descendant Who Spoke at VMAs Has Left His Church Following Backlash From Congregation

Midway through this year's MTV VMAs came an unexpectedly serious and sincere appearance by Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer, the counter-protestor slain in Charlottesville. Introducing Bro was the Rev. Robert Lee IV, who denounced his famous Confederate ancestor and endorsed anti-racism activism. Today, Lee announced he's leaving his position at Bethany United Church of Christ in Winston-Salemn, North Carolina, after facing backlash from…

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