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Georgia park linked to confederacy views; Gets Their First Black Chair
April 23, 2021
The board overseeing an Atlanta area park that has centuries-old ties to the Ku Klux Klan and contains the largest Confederate monument ever crafted will be headed for the first time by an African American. ... read more »
THERE NEVER WAS A NOBLE SOUTH.
May 24, 2019
Have you ever noticed that when driving through the southern United States you are hard-pressed to find a city or town without a memorial to the Confederate war dead, but you are equally hard-pressed to find a city or town with a monument commemorating fallen Revolutionary War soldiers? ... read more »
Black Lawmaker Renews Call Against Texas Confederate Plaque
November 30, 2018
A Black Democratic lawmaker called on Texas to immediately remove a Confederate plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War after the state's attorney general said Wednesday that a legislative vote isn't needed. ... read more »
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South Carolina Town Remembers Confederacy’s Founding
November 29, 2018
The Sons of Confederate Veterans have put up a new memorial honoring the men who signed the document for South Carolina to leave the United States. ... read more »
Dallas’ black councilmen say remove statues to heal past
August 24, 2017
The four black councilmen in Dallas called for the city's Confederate statues to be removed Friday, saying it will allow the community to start healing from its racist past. ... read more »
Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism
June 22, 2017
Nooses on the National Mall Stoke Memories of “America’s Dark History” ... read more »
Houston renames schools named for Confederate leaders
May 18, 2016
The governing board of the biggest school district in Texas has voted to rename seven schools previously named for Confederate leaders ... read more »
Protesters decry Jackson airport bill, Confederate symbols
April 13, 2016
The airport bill proposes adding board members from majority-white suburban counties ... read more »
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Rewriting Confederate History
July 1, 2015
On their Website, the Sons of Confederate Veterans describe themselves as preserving the “history and legacy” of the Confederacy. Their organization, they say, is “dedicated to ensuring that “a true history of the 1861-1865 period is preserved.” I would suggest, instead, that the Sons of Confederate Veterans is guilty of rewriting history instead of preserving it. ... read more »
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