Mayor: “There’s a better way to use the property these monuments are on and a way that better reflects who we are.”
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Some worry that flying the state flag could hurt athletic recruiting.
Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and P.G.T. Beauregard may all soon come down.
Muhiyidin Moye has been arrested.
Yale’s Inconsistent Name-Dropping, Wall Street Journal
John C. Calhoun is gone. Who’s next?
“Opinions . . . were as heated as if the Civil War had just ended.”
Activist says plan will work, “if we’ve got enough people and we’ve got enough rope.”
Her “short-term” solution is “interpretive signage.”
Barack Obama fires another parting shot at white America.
Confederate Flags Taken Off 70 Graves at Historic Cemetery in Brunswick, Florida Times-Union
Police say vandalism, Sons of Confederate Veterans leaders say desecration.
To Remove ‘Confederate’ from a Building’s Name, Vanderbilt Will Return an 83-Year-Old Donation, Chronicle of Higher Education
Vandy will pay $1.2 million for the right to remove the name.
Citizens voted in 2001 to keep the flag.
Chair of PA Legislative Black Caucus: “That Confederate flag is a symbol of hate, murder and oppression.”
Flags will be replaced with plain glass.
84 Republicans joined Democrats in support of the ban.
Judge Blocks Confederate Monument’s Removal, Courier-Journal
Louisville mayor planned to move the 70-foot-tall monument.
Arrests, Violence at Stone Mountain as Counter-Protesters Clash, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Hundreds of “anti-racists” fought with the police.
One Mississippi congressman is pleased “the Capitol will no longer display symbols of hatred and bigotry.”
Some Charlottesville residents want Lee Park renamed and a statue of General Lee removed.
The city is unable to find a contractor to do the work.
Momentum to Remove Confederate Symbols Slows or Stops, New York Times
Southerners seek legal safeguards for their symbols.
The MS legislature also decline to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state’s flag.
City lawyer: National “groundswell of racial tension” means the monuments could be sites of violence.
There were punches thrown, students shouting “black power,” and threats of mass shootings.
Baltimore looks for “new art that better reflects who we are today.”
HISD Board Votes to Rename 4 Schools Named After Confederate Loyalists, Houston Chronicle
Grady, Dowling, Jackson, and Lee must all go.
Defenders of Confederate Symbols Mount a Counterattack, Wall Street Journal
Sales of Confederate flags are “off the charts.”
The mayor and city council have approved the removal.
You can guess the new name.
The mayor and city council will probably remove four major Confederate monuments.
But will not ban the flag outright.
Fight over Confederate Flag Decal Could Be Investigated as Hate Crime, Police Say, Fox 13 (Salt Lake City)
Six blacks attack two whites.
The next target for removal is a campus monument to the Confederate dead.
Blacks say flaggers shouted racial slurs and flashed guns.
A Monument to MLK Will Crown Stone Mountain, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The mountain is supposed to be a memorial only to the Confederacy.
Yankees respected Confederates. Why must we despise them today?
Black students didn’t like the flag.
County Will Give ‘Old Joe’ Confederate Statue to Museum, Gainesville Sun
Monument to Confederate dead will be moved from prominent location.
They say they are defending their heritage.
Police chief and deputy mayor support removal.
The purgers will be quickly purged by the Third-Worlders they are letting in.
SPLC wants to lead the charge to erase Southern heritage.
UT Removes Jefferson Davis Statue, Houston Chronicle
Some students sing “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye.”
Georgia residents fight NAACP effort to remove their symbols.
“There might soon be a place where Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr. meet . . . .”
Free association is a horror to liberals.
Remove the Southern Belle from Her Inglorious Perch, Washington Post
Author says Southern sorority life is a “choreography of exclusion.”
“I’m just very proud of my Southern heritage. That’s why I fly it.”
Confederate Flag Rally Draws Hundreds at ‘Last Capitol’, ABC 8 (Danville)
Danville City Council will vote Wednesday whether to take down the Third National.
Police are mulling what charges to bring.