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We Legitimize the 'So-Called' Confederacy With Our Vocabulary, and That's a Problem

Tearing down monuments is only the beginning to understanding the false narrative of Jim Crow
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Robert E. Lee Monuments Are Symbols of Neo-Confederacy, Not the Confederacy

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Monuments that went up to celebrate the white supremacist triumph in successfully setting up Jim Crow should come down now.

New Orleans mayor: Let go of a 'false narrative of history' and stop glorifying Confederate past

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The mayor of New Orleans called on the city's residents to let go of a "false narrative of history" after four of the city's Confederate monuments came down last week. In a speech at New Orleans' Gallier Hall, Mayor Mitch Landrieu s...

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