Local NAACP says that due to coronavirus, "we should all be standing together and not raising divisive issues."
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Valuable reading for Confederate History Month.
The rise and fall of white resistance to the Civil Rights Movement.
County Board of Supervisors doesn't have any set plans for it, yet.
Black Alabama state senator threatens to filibuster it.
Look out for those “white kneegrows.”
The law protected public war memorials from removal.
A proud white man.
Virginia City Will Celebrate the End of Slavery as an Official Holiday Instead of Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday
"We're not going to forget Mr. Jefferson," local professor insists.
"[T]he naming of installations and streets was done in a spirit of reconciliation . . . .”
Bills to Keep Ole Miss from Moving Monument Are ‘Likely Dead’ Despite Late Push by Alumni, Pro-Confederate Groups
Confederate monument likely headed for a cemetery.
The Marines' commandant general is "prioritizing [it] for immediate execution."
Ralph Northam: "It is past time we stopped celebrating men who worked actively to uphold the system of slavery."
A teenager in New York City tells his story.
Why not, after Columbus, the Founders, and everyone else?
Charlottesville will be able to remove its Robert E. Lee statue.
Some want to change the name to "Harriet Tubman Highway."
"Today, it appears a new secession is underway."
Liberals see it in Iran, but not in Virginia.
Virginia state government may let localities decide whether to remove Confederate monuments.
The war on white heritage continues.
Statue is "a reimagined version of Confederate general Jeb Stuart."
Two North Carolina Towns Cancel Christmas Parades After Plan to Fly Confederate Flag Sparks Protests
"This would have been the 72nd year of the parade."
The county had voted to remove it back in August.
The South is now turning non-white more quickly than other parts of the country.
Author suggests adding something related to Martin Luther King, Jr. to make Stone Mountain more palatable.
The city has removed not just the flags, but the flagpoles as well.
Funds for the replacement were raised by SCV and UDC members.
Neither the attorney general nor the commonwealth’s attorney “has any interest” in preventing the move.
County commissioners plan to remove the monument.
Tennessee Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal in Memphis Confederate Statue Removal, Paving Way for Relocation
Now the city has to figure out what to do with the graves.
And whites are the target.
A new statue shows America’s future monuments.
They were spray-painted with the year “1619.”
"[T]he reenactment won’t dwell on the sad denouement."
He has issued a permanent injunction against moving the statue.
“Body servants” were not soldiers.
Bde Maka Ska is a Dakota name thought to mean "Lake White Earth."
City Will Drop Dixie from Winston-Salem Fair Name. ‘Words Matter’ Argument Wins Out over Criticism of Symbols over Substance
An overwhelming majority of citizens were against the name change, but the council changed it anyway.
Shocking discovery: Southern white women were smart cookies and invested in slaves.
The monument commemorating the last reunion of surviving Confederate soldiers.
They give blacks a "feeling of inferiority."
An honest assessment.
Orange County Cemetery District GM claims there’s a shortage of burial plots.
Fort Monroe is where Davis was kept prisoner for two years.
But it's not going to remove the flag.
They “give context” to the monuments.
Another Republican buckles.
New statue will be the only one of a black woman in the national hall.
They also have to give him $160, 000 in back pay and benefits.
She thinks she’s in the “truth insurance” business.
Living in a “post-Charlottesville era” changes how to interpret the law.
Judge says defendants have confused what the statues are with how people feel about them.
Says Robert E. Lee was “a great general, whether you like it or not.”
NAACP: “What we are trying to do is tell the real truth.”
“Qualified buyer” must “properly contextualize” it.
Politicians eat dirt to placate critics.
"The present system’s failures cannot be excused unless the past is utterly demonized."
He has come to realize that it was “insensitive.”
“Acknowledging the sins of the past.”
Destroying Confederate memorials is “about restoring the dignity of black taxpayers."
Rector says Jefferson Davis was “a pro-lynching segregationist.”
Book identifies the symptoms but not the cause.
But only because it’s named after an Indian.
Bills to remove it missed a deadline.
Confederate Statue Will Go ASAP, City Says, After Protests Proved It Presents Threat to Safety in Downtown Winston-Salem
The statue is no threat; it’s unruly mobs that are the threat.
"In honor of General Robert E. Lee's birthday and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we will be closed on Monday, January 21."
Judge says the law violates the free speech rights of local communities.
SPLC and NAACP team up.
Black legislator says tearing down Confederate monuments will not improve anyone’s life.
The city allegedly violated several laws when they sold the park and statue.
All four founders of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary owned slaves.
The plaque says, “The war between the states was not a rebellion. Nor was its underlying cause to sustain slavery."
They’re also demanding dental insurance for graduate workers and reduced parking fees.
Washington-Lee High School may become Washington-Loving.