Among all of the hot takes, outrage and grief after the Charlottesville rally-turned-deadly-incident, a measured take and viewpoint by a leader of a NAACP Pennsylvania chapter sought to restore calm. Esther Lee, chapter president of the NAACP in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, pointed out that history is done and over with and it was tragic how someone […]
Bree Newsome, who in 2015 climbed the flagpole at the South Carolina state capital to remove the Confederate battle flag, also is not thrilled with the new HBO Show “Confederate.” The show, to be headed by David Benioff and D.B. Weisswhich, creators of “Game of Thrones,” imagines an alternate history in which the South won […]
It’s an interesting piece over at The Federalist: The danger in thinking this way is that eventually you lose hold of the past. Some Americans, especially on the Left, would be fine with that—the past was full of unenlightened racists and homophobes, after all, good riddance to them. For them, the past is an ever-present […]
The city had a temporary victory when a court denied an injunction against opponents, who want to keep Confederate-era statues where they are. However, the case will probably be appealed to a state court and delay the removal of the statues. Photo by Ron Cogswell
The Washington Post with the latest: A state advisory panel is calling for major changes to “Maryland, My Maryland,” a Civil War-era song that urges Maryland to join the Confederacy, bashes “Northern scum” — and has survived as the state anthem despite six previous efforts to eliminate it. The panel offered six recommendations, including replacing […]
Sounds like he was poking fun at his colleagues over the Confederate flag controversy: A South Carolina lawmaker sent out a Christmas card featuring a photo of the Confederate flag that was removed this year from the Statehouse to his Republican colleagues, suggesting they use the holiday to “ask for forgiveness of all your sins […]
The purge continues, writes the Free Beacon: “A Confederate statue in Alexandria, Va., is the latest memorial associated with the Civil War to be branded “problematic” by Democrats.” “Alexandria Councilman Justin Wilson (D.) hinted Thursday that the Appomattox statue at the intersection of Washington and Prince Streets in Old Town should be removed.”
Hillary Clinton and Bill were fine with the use of Confederate flags in Arkansas, but the GOP gets criticized for it?
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