CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Several people have submitted petitions to the North Carolina Historical Commission to move the Silent Sam Confederate statue from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.... The post Protesters have a new strategy to remove Confederate statue from UNC campus...
ARE THE CIVIL RIGHTS PHARISEES BEING CONNED BY THEIR 'WHITE PROGRESSIVE ALLIES' Into ADVOCATING For "BLACK VOTERS" To Move Into GWINNETT COUNTY In Order To FLIP IT "BLUE"...............JUST AS: GENTIFICATION IS EXPLODING IN ATLANTA GWINNETT...Show More Summary
The removal of four Confederate monuments in New Orleans last spring constitutes the most significant change in a major city’s commemorative landscape. What stands out to me, however, is not the removal of any one monument, but Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s address that accompanied the removal of the Lee monument on May 19. I’ve never heard […]
Last month Memphis, Tennessee, removed its last Confederate monuments, among them a memorial to Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. The city sold the land on which the statues stood to a nonprofit, which quickly transplanted them to a private location. Show More Summary
In a deep dive into a pro-Confederacy rally in Memphis, designed to call attention to the city’s decision to allow the removal of statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and General Nathan Bedford Forrest, a speaker admitted that he is trying to push modern day Confederacy supporters...
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland slammed Fox News commentator Todd Starnes over the weekend for suggesting that he should be jailed over the removal of two Confederate statues. After the city of Memphis decided to sell off two of its Confederate...Show More Summary
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland slammed Fox News commentator Todd Starnes over the weekend for suggesting that he should be jailed over the removal of two Confederate statues. After the city of Memphis decided to sell off two of its Confederate statues, Starnes wrote that its mayor “should be...
The recent removal of two Confederate monuments in Memphis, Tennessee is an indication that we will see communities across the country take additional in 2018. As for specifics, it is difficult to say. I suspect that we have not heard the last from Charlottesville. Maintaining the Lee and Jackson monuments underneath a black tarp indefinitely […]
The city sold two parks with statues of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis to a non-profit and then removed the statues.
The recent removal of statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest illuminates the many problems with the memorial landscape in Memphis and throughout the United States. The post As Confederate Monuments Fall, Do They Epitomize America’s Illness? appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Last week, Memphis, Tennessee shocked the country by appearing to find a loophole that allowed the removal of a statue of Confederate general and suspected KKK founder Nathan Bedford Forrest from a city park. Now, one of the men behind the operation explained just how they did it. In a press...
The statue of a pro-slavery Confederate general who joined the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan following the Civil War was removed from a park under cover of darkness in Memphis, Tennessee. Local television stations broadcast footageShow More Summary
On Wednesday night, the city of Memphis got rid of two Confederate statues, including a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Read more...
While much of Memphis welcomed the removal of the park statues, city leaders’ creative solution for getting rid of them incited anger and legal threats.
A pair of Confederate statues were taken down Wednesday night after a nonprofit organization bought the parks they stood in.
The city sold two parks to a nonprofit in order to skirt a state law prohibiting the removal of monuments from public land, allowing it to remove the statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest. The post Memphis Takes Down Two Confederate Monuments, Including Statue of KKK Leader appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Latest on the removal of Confederate statues in Memphis (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A private group headed by a county commissioner used anonymous donations to purchase two parks … Click to Continue »
Image via Getty Statues Of Racists Come Down In Memphis The public displays of adoration for confederate President Jefferson Davis and KKK leader Nathan Bedford have been removed from a park in Memphis, Tennessee according to DailyMail. The land
USA Today reports: The city of Memphis sold two public parks containing Confederate monuments to a nonprofit Wednesday in a massive, months-in-the-planning operation to take the statues down overnight. The City Council unanimously approved the sale of Health Science Park, home of Confederate Gen. Show More Summary