Confederate monuments aren't just located in parks and cemeteries in the states of the Old South. Most of the 11 Southern states that seceded prior to and during the Civil … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that it was "sad" that the United States is tearing down Confederate statues because they represent "the history and culture of our great country." But where was he when other "historicallyShow More Summary
Reacting to growing racial tension culminating in the tearing down of United States monuments, pro-life former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee asked people to think about society’s reaction if he began tearing down things that offend him – like abortion clinics. The former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate appeared Wednesday on Fox News to discuss the […]
As communities across the United States redouble efforts to remove Confederate monuments from public spaces after a far-right rally in Virginia turned deadly, city leaders now face another conundrum: what to do with the statues. President Donald Trump described them on Thursday as “beautiful...
These monuments should have been taken down ages ago, but it's good to see that something's finally being done about them across the country.
The recent turmoil over the removal of Confederate statues in the United States invites us to think about the importance of monuments and historical memory worldwide. It also invites us to ask, should statues that represent dark episodes in a country’s history be removed? Or should they be kept as...
A Confederate monument at an Arizona state government memorial plaza in Phoenix has been cleaned after it was defaced with paint a second time this week amid controversy over Confederate … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to make clear that he’s sad to see Confederate monuments taken down. The 45th President of the United States is under fire for not immediately denouncing white supremacy and his press conference he gave which was heavily criticized. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great [...]
President Trump took to Twitter on Thursday morning to defend Confederate statues featured in public spaces throughout the United States. Read more...
The New York Times reports: Under fire for defending racist activist groups, President Trump said on Twitter on Thursday that he was “sad” to see United States’ history torn apart by the removal of “our beautiful statues and monuments,” echoing a popular refrain of white supremacist groups that oppose the removal of Confederate monuments. Show More Summary
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) has added his name to a growing list of public officials in state governments encouraging the removal of Confederate statues and memorials throughout the South. Late in the day on Wednesday McAuliffe...Show More Summary
Several states in the South have put into place formal legal mechanisms that prevent historical monuments from being removed without great difficulty.
A local Delaware NAACP branch wants officials to cut off state funding for a historical society to force the removal of a Confederate monument on its grounds. Local news media … Click to Continue »
State and local officials are grappling, again, with the fates of Confederate monuments, reviving the outrage that followed the church massacre in 2015 in Charleston, S.C.
Virginia Gov. McAuliffe is now calling for all Confederate monuments to be removed from the state amid nationwide outrage over... The post Gov. McAuliffe Calls For Removal of ALL Confederate Monuments in Virginia appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
The Latest on the removal of Confederate monuments in Baltimore (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The State House Trust has decided to remove a statue of Roger Brooke Taney from … Click to Continue »
Cities across the U.S. are rushing to take down Confederate monuments. But doing so is illegal in some states.
City and state officials across the US are stepping up their efforts to remove Confederate monuments in the wake of the violence and chaos that gripped Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend during a white nationalist rally. David Duke...Show More Summary
GOVERNOR COOPER CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS FROM STATE GROUNDS: Confederate statues should be removed from state property, Gov. Roy Cooper said in a public message Tuesday. He wrote a statement posted to the online publishing platform Medium. Show More Summary
Roy Cooper has called for the removal of Confederate monuments on North Carolina state property. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says Confederate monuments “should come down” and wants the legislature to repeal a law preventing state and local governments from removing them permanently and limiting their relocation. In a message posted Tuesday on the website […]