An altered Facebook headline on a newspaper story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into a major sore point in the Virginia GOP primary for governor. The uproar over the altered headline taps into strongly felt opposition...Show More Summary
An altered Facebook headline on a news story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into a major sore point in the Virginia GOP primary for governor. … Click to Continue »
Arkansas' governor signed legislation Tuesday ending the state's practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same holiday as slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., leaving … Click to Continue »
Earlier today a lawsuit was filed in Virginia challenging the recent vote of the Charlottesville City Council to relocate the Robert E. Lee monument. I don’t necessarily have a problem […]
Since 1985, the state has celebrated the civil rights icon and Confederate general on the same day. A bill set to be signed into law removes Lee from King's federal holiday, bumping him to October.
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By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas lawmakers on Friday gave final approval to a bill setting aside an official state holiday solely for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and relegating Confederate General Robert E. Show More Summary
For Vivian Flowers, the two men were never on the same historical playing field. One fought as a general in the Confederate Army. The other, a century later, sought to undo the ramifications of slavery and Jim Crow laws — inequality, poverty, lack of education, to name a few. So she puzzled over...
A holiday honoring both the civil rights leader and confederate general had been observed on the same day since 1985.
Arkansas lawmakers on Friday gave final approval to a bill setting aside an official state holiday solely for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and relegating Confederate General Robert E. Lee to a separate, lesser observance. Supporters of the legislation argued that celebrating a...
Here’s the kind of campaign Donald Trump is inspiring in Virginia, which will elect a new governor this year: [Corey] Stewart joined a group railing against the planned removal of a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee from a park in downtown...Show More Summary
Arkansas legislators voted Friday afternoon to separate Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the holiday that celebrates the memory of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. According to The Associated Press, the proposal cleared the state House by a vote of 66-11. Show More Summary
Arkansas lawmakers gave final approval Friday to legislation removing Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the holiday honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The state House approved … Click to Continue »
With the release of "T2 Trainspotting" in the US on Friday, we're brought back into the lives of the drug-crazed, down-and-out friends from Edinburgh, Scotland, played by Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner, and Robert Carlyle. Show More Summary
Renton and the boys are back for another score, or maybe just some revenge, in T2 Trainspotting. Starring Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, and Ewen Bremner, this sequel to Trainspotting catches up with the lads some 20...Show More Summary
An effort to end Arkansas' practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same holiday as slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is heading to a … Click to Continue »
Franklin Resources (BEN) reported preliminary assets under management figures for February after the market's close on Wednesday. AUM came in at $738.2 billion, up 1.3% sequentially. KBW's Robert Lee estimates that net flows will equal -$12.5 billion by the end of the second fiscal quarter. Show More Summary
A man walking his dog Tuesday discovered human remains in Santa Clarita, authorities said. The man was walking about noon near Golden Valley Road, just west of the Robert C. Lee Parkway, when he encountered the remains, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Lisa Jansen. The L.A. County...
A proposal to end Arkansas' dual holiday for Robert E. Lee and slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. easily won Senate approval Tuesday, but faces an uncertain prospect … Click to Continue »
Just south of New Orleans' central business district, a short walk from the Superdome, stands the Robert E. Lee Monument, a pillar-mounted statue of the Confederate general. Stands for now, that is. Lee's statue is one of four monuments celebrating the state's confederate past scheduled to come toppling down,......