Attorneys for the Mississippi governor say an African-American lawyer who sued the state failed to show he suffered harm because of the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Because … Click to Continue »
Next year, students at a predominantly black magnet school in Jackson, Mississippi, will no longer enter a building named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Instead, they’ll attend one named after America’s first black commander-in-chief:...Show More Summary
A predominantly black school in Mississippi named after Confederate president Jefferson Davis is ditching its name and replacing it with Barack Obama’s. The school stakeholders of Davis Magnet IB in Jackson, Mississippi, voted earlier this month to change the school’s name to Barack Obama Magnet IB. Show More Summary
An elementary school in Jackson, Mississippi, will be renamed after President Barack Obama instead of its original namesake, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, leaders announced Tuesday. Read moreking Blogs | Comments
A Mississippi elementary school will change its name to honor former President Barack Obama instead of its original namesake, Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The decision to rename Davis IB Elementary School in Jackson, Miss. was announced Tuesday night — the result of a months-long effort...
Mississippi voters and lawmakers have upheld that the state flag, which features the Confederate emblem, should be upheld, but the U.S. Supreme Court may get the final word.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities have been vandalized this week.
The Mississippi school, named after the president of the Confederacy, features a student population that's 98 percent black.
Alone in his stand, Weldon Heyburn despised that Robert E. Lee would be memorialized with a statue in the U.S. Capitol
The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports: A predominately black public school in Mississippi named after Jefferson Davis will have its Confederate tied namesake stripped next year and replaced with the title of another president whose character students, parents and teachers have said is more fitting— Barack Obama. Show More Summary
Until the fake patriots of the Trump administration target racism and its legacy, they should stop attacking athletes who take a knee.
First President Trump hailed the carved symbols of Confederate racism as “beautiful,” and now he’s defending statues dedicated to Christopher Columbus — the man responsible for genocide of North America’s indigenous people. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Kentucky's second largest city has begun moving statutes of two Confederate statues. The Lexington Herald Leader reports that the surprise move Tuesday evening came after the state attorney general issued … Click to Continue »
I liked Kevin’s post about the Taj Mahal, and it reminded me of a point I wanted to make when all of this iconoclasm was erupting over the summer. I think the Confederate statues put up in the 1960s as a middle finger to the civil-rights movement are hard to defend, and I certainly wouldn’t bother trying. Show More Summary
A West Virginia county torn by the war finds itself at the center of a new dispute.
Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss are heading straight into the already-controversial series Confederate after GOT wraps its eighth and final season (which will presumably air sometime in 2019), but that’s not the last we’ll see of George R.R. Show More Summary
Who would have guessed the author of the Gettysburg Address was a white supremacist? Sic semper tyrannis indeed. Lindsay Marchello writes: It began with Confederate monuments, but it was only a matter of time before the history of everyone ever commemorated in America was in dispute. Show More Summary
Community members gathered to discuss the next steps following Baltimore's removal of three Confederate statues in the aftermath of August's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Sheila Gaskins is … Click to Continue »
The Missouri House Ethics Committee is reviewing a complaint against a lawmaker who called for the vandal of a Confederate monument to be hanged. It will hold a hearing Monday … Click to Continue »
To Scottish Rite freemasons, Confederate general Albert Pike was a hero. A bust of him sits atop a grand staircase at their 16th Street temple. A shrine there displays relics of his life and death, i...