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Neo Confederacy

  1. neo-confederacy
    VA Secretary Once Gave Speeches Lionizing Racist Arch-Traitor Jefferson DavisHaving an apparent member of the neo-Confederacy heading the agency that tends to those who served the country Davis tried to destroy is not good.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Dixieland’s Favorite Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Sported Confederate Garb in 2014The GOP senator who keeps saying racially offensive things saw nothing wrong with donning Confederate garb at Jefferson Davis’s home.
  3. No, Removing Monuments to Traitors Doesn’t Mean Removing Monuments to FoundersConfederate monuments don’t embody American history; they were built on lies about American history.
  4. John Kelly Is As Deluded About the Confederacy As Donald Trump IsThe wise, gray head who is supposed to be restraining Donald Trump seems as reactionary as his boss is on key matters of history and culture.
  5. confederate monuments
    America’s Ugliest Confederate Statue Isn’t Coming Down Anytime SoonA Tennessee town’s absurd and tacky monument to General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
  6. Yes, Gone With the Wind Is Another Neo-Confederate MonumentWhile Gone With the Wind is not a chiseled monument in a public place, it contributed to the mythology supporting Jim Crow just as powerfully.
  7. Black Republicans Do Not Have Donald Trump’s BackWith rare exceptions, African-American Republicans are giving the president’s comments on Charlottesville a wide berth, or condemning them.
  8. Confederates in the CapitolDuring the Jim Crow era, southern states sought recognition in the Capitol for ex-Confederates and other proud racists. That may finally be corrected.
  9. America Coming to Grips With an Incorrigible TrumpDonald Trump didn’t just say something outrageous. He contradicted his own correction of an earlier outrageous statement. This is new and disturbing.
  10. Trump Joins the Neo-ConfederatesBy professing neutrality between those who support and oppose racial equality, Trump is joining the generations of pols who whitewashed Jim Crow.
  11. Robert E. Lee Monuments Are Symbols of Neo-Confederacy, Not the ConfederacyMonuments that went up to celebrate the white supremacist triumph in successfully setting up Jim Crow should come down now.