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Protesters have a new strategy to remove Confederate statue from UNC campus

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

The Dekalb County NAACP WINS The Removal Of A Confederate Statue BUT Loses As The Local SAM'S CLUB Shuts Down, Setting Up Conditions For More "BLACK FLIGHT PROGRESSIVES" To Move Outward, Challenging The "White Right Wing Vote" In Outlying Counties, But In

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

Stacey Abrams on Confederate Monuments in Two Minutes

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 […]

The Museum That Keeps Now-Obscure Confederate Flags

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

‘Ethnic cleansing is human nature’: Pro-Confederate rally speaker boasts he will be ‘as extreme as I can be legally’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

'He's A Liar': Memphis Mayor Shreds Todd Starnes For Crusade To Save Confederate Statues

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 rips Fox’s Todd Starnes over Confederate statues: ‘He’s a liar who doesn’t know what he’s doing’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Future of Confederate Monuments

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 […]

How Memphis took down its Confederate statues

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The city sold two parks with statues of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis to a non-profit and then removed the statues.        

As Confederate Monuments Fall, Do They Epitomize America’s Illness?

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

WATCH: Memphis commissioner who worked with city to get Confederate statues removed explains how they did it

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Statue of US Confederate general, a Ku Klux Klan leader, removed

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Memphis removes Confederate statue ahead of anniversary of MLK assassination

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

On Wednesday night, the city of Memphis got rid of two Confederate statues, including a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Read more...

Removal of Confederate Statues in Memphis Stirs ‘Sense of Relief’

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Tennessee Republicans Want To Investigate The Removal Of Memphis' Confederate Statues

A pair of Confederate statues were taken down Wednesday night after a nonprofit organization bought the parks they stood in.

Memphis Takes Down Two Confederate Monuments, Including Statue of KKK Leader

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

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: Anonymous donors helped buy Memphis public parks

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 »

Down Goes Mayo! Statues Of Confederate Bozo Jefferson Davis And Ku Klown Klan Leader Removed In Memphis

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

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

Todd Starnes Demands Arrest Of Memphis City Council After Slick Action To Remove Confederate Statues

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

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