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How New Orleans’ Mayor Was Inspired to Take Down Confederate Monuments by a Jazz Great

Mitch Landrieu explains how a question from old friend Wynton Marsalis spurred his reckoning with the city’s monuments on National Geographic’s America Inside Out with Katie Couric.

Artist alters mural at Tennessee elementary school that featured Confederate flags

last weekNews : USAToday: News

An artist updated a "rebel"-themed mural in a Crossville, Tenn., elementary school gym over the weekend.        

The Battle of Port Royal

by Michael D. CokerFrom the publisher:November 1861. The South was winning the Civil War. Fort Sumter had fallen to the Confederates. The Federal army was routed at Manassas. The blockade of Southern ports was a farce; commerce and weapons flowed almost as freely as before the war. Show More Summary

Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign

by William L. SheaFrom the publisher:On Sunday, December 7, 1862, two armies collided at an obscure Arkansas hamlet named Prairie Grove in a desperate battle that effectively ended Confederate offensive operations west of the Mississippi River. Show More Summary

Silent Runs the Creek: Two Bare-faced boys March to Sharpsburg at Antietam Creek to Face the Bloodiest Day's Battle in the Civil War (novel)

by Frank Garey and John PajotFrom the publisher:In this novel, two young Confederate soldiers become friends as they march and fight their way through deadly battles to face that fateful day at Sharpsburg on Antietam Creek. Lang, a well-to-do...Show More Summary

Willie Hudspeth’s Confederate Monument

Earlier this month Denton county (Texas) commissioners accepted recommendations to alter a Confederate monument located on the grounds of the local courthouse. The decision follows roughly twenty years of protest by local activist Willie Hudspeth. ? This short video produced by Vice follows Hudspeth’s efforts to remove the monument. It’s well done and does a […]

Neymar undergoes successful surgery on injured right foot

Neymar has successfully undergone surgery on his injured right foot, the Brazilian soccer confederation said Saturday        

UNC faculty threaten to take matters into their own hands, remove Confederate statue

A group of 17 senior faculty members at the University of North Carolina (UNC) are threatening to take down a Confederate statue on campus, saying in a letter to the school’s chancellor that if the university doesn’t remove the statue — known as Silent Sam — they will take matters into their own hands. The […]

Seattle person confuses Norwegian flag with Confederate flag

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Bestselling true crime author Rebecca Morris spotted a flag like the one seen above flying outside one of her Seattle neighbor's homes. She tipped off the Seattle Times, stating: Suddenly there is a Confederate flag flying in front of a house in my Greenwood neighborhood. Show More Summary

CONCACAF Gold Cup set for expansion

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Miami (AFP) – The 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup will expand to 16 teams and could be hosted in multiple countries for the first time, the region’s governing body said on Monday. The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association...Show More Summary

When Emancipation Finally Came, Slave Markets Took on a Redemptive Purpose

During the Civil War, the jails that held the enslaved imprisoned Confederate soldiers. After, they became rallying points for a newly empowered community

SC woman takes down Confederate flag after heart attack: ‘I finally had an eye-opening experience’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Annie Caddell once vowed she would die before taking down her Confederate flag — but that’s what she did after nearly dying from a heart attack. The South Carolina woman said the near-death experience, which required triple bypass surgery, caused her to reflect on the choices...

EVERYTHING IS STUPID: Seattle Residents Complained About A ‘Confederate Flag’ In Their Town Square….

EVERYTHING IS STUPID: Seattle Residents Complained About A ‘Confederate Flag’ In Their Town Square. It Was Actually The Flag Of Norway.

Seattle Author Reports Neighbor’s Confederate Flag, Gets Geography Lesson

I'm sure it's not too common to see the stars and bars in the the Emerald City The post Seattle Author Reports Neighbor’s Confederate Flag, Gets Geography Lesson appeared first on RedState.

Former Confederate Searches For Long Lost Camp Slave

I really appreciate readers and friends who continue to send me references related to the myth of the black Confederate soldier and history of camp servants (slaves). This is the first piece of evidence, however, that I have seen of a Confederate veteran, who placed a newspaper ad looking for information about his former camp […]

This bridge cuts sea ice into tidy rectangles

3 weeks agoHumor / odd :

The 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge links Prince Edward Island with mainland Canada. In the winter, when the water in the strait freezes, the wind and tides can push the floating ice against the bridge, causing the evenly spaced piers...Show More Summary

Woman Assumes Olympics Fan Is Flying a Confederate Flag. It Was Norwegian.

3 weeks agoNews : NewsFeed

A news tip earlier this week that reported a Confederate flag flying beneath an American flag in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle, Washington was discovered to be a mistake — because the red and blue-striped flag was actually a Norwegian flag. The Seattle Times received the following tip from New York Times best-selling author Rebecca…

Curtiss Warhawk: Limited edition, 150-hp, V-twin industrial art

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

American arthouse motorcycle manufacturer Confederate became Curtiss earlier this year, named after the guy who built the first American v-twin, and then promptly stopped making v-twins. Hence we're kinda glad they (it) decided to build...Show More Summary

Counter-protesters scare off white supremacists in North Carolina

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

After rumors swirled that white supremacists intended to hold a rally at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill to defend their “Silent Sam” Confederate statue, counter-protesters showed up large numbers to resist their message. Just a day after the final charges against...

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