75 percent of white Southerners say it is a symbol of pride, not “racism.”
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“The tenor of times has changed in America and in Birmingham.”
TV Land Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Episodes Amid Confederate Flag Uproar, Hollywood Reporter
There will be no more reruns of the show.
“I’m gonna tell you one thing, I ain’t sitting down; this’ll just make me walk taller.”
The Confederate Flag Flies in Brazil, BBC World Service
Not everyone shuns Confederate heritage.
It took 20 years to raise the money for the monument, which was finished in 1915.
Finally, a movement conservative with a spine.
It Begins: Confederate Flag Rallies Draw Thousands from Across the South, Occidental Dissent
Southerners defend their symbols.
“Which African-American wants to have a picnic in the shadow of Nathan Bedford Forrest?”
National Park Service Pulls Confederate Flag Merchandise, Huffington Post
No more battle flags at Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, and Vicksburg.
Debate over Confederate Symbols Comes to St. Louis with Vandalism of Memorial in Forest Park, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Fuck the Confederacy. Black lives matter.”
Another step in the clampdown.
The War on White Heritage, AR Classic Article
15 years ago, Sam Francis saw it all coming.
Jefferson Davis Statue on Monument Avenue Vandalized, Richmond Times-Dispatch
Monument was dedicated in 1907 before a crowd of 100,000.
Congressmen introducing a resolution to encourage retailers to stop selling the flag.
Says “symbols should reflect who we really are as a people.”
The battle flag may not even appear within the game.
Third national flag removed from State Capitol grounds.
Republicans lead the charge against Southern heritage.
Students want Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Albert Sidney Johnston kicked off campus.
Confederate Flag Sales Soar as Retailers Pull Stock, New York Times
Amazon will remove 29,000 listings of Confederate-themed products.
Governor says it will make the state more “open and welcoming.”
Vandals spray paint “Black Lives Matter” on historic monument.
He says the flag belongs “in a museum.”
Republicans cave in on the battle flag.
They are members of the League of the South.
A 5-4 defeat for free speech.
NAACP wants “firm and significant action” against student who posed with Southern flag.
Monument will be evaluated “with the benefit of a longer view of history.”
Texas refuses to offer license plates that honor Confederate heritage.
Make the Confederacy’s Defeat a National Holiday, New Republic
“New Birth of Freedom Day” would have fireworks.
Baptist conference covered “white privilege,” “persistent poverty,” and gentrification.
States that fly the Confederate flag are usually not allowed to host tournament games.
Selma, 50 Years After March, Remains a City Divided, Los Angeles Times
Jesse Jackson says black power hasn’t been a panacea for the city.
Rededication of Confederate Circle in Selma, Alabama, Special to AR News
United Daughters of the Confederacy to celebrate victory on May 23.
Judge says song represents “pernicious” racism.
Ballot Petition Aims to Protect Confederate Heritage, Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi initiative has 12 provisions to honor the South.
A Flag and Race at Bryn Mawr, Inside Higher Ed
Students dared fly the Confederate flag at a majority-minority women’s college.
Lone dissenter says it’s “painful and lonely” being a strict constitutionalist.
Among other things, “Confederate Drive” will be renamed “Chapel Lane.”
A “nationally certified speech pathologist” was going to strip them of their drawl.
Court Rules Texas Can’t Ban Sale of Confederate Flag License Plates, Los Angeles Times
The state will appeal.
School bows to black students’ “demands.”
Another assault on the past.
Calif. Bill Banning State Sale of Confederate Flag Passes, CBS Los Angeles
With only one dissenting vote.
Blacks upset because Washington and Lee University honors Robert E. Lee.
The private school isn’t bound by the First Amendment.
A single vendor is enough to taint a political rally.