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VA Secretary Once Gave Speeches Lionizing Racist Arch-Traitor Jefferson Davis
Having 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.
Dixieland’s Favorite Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Sported Confederate Garb in 2014
The GOP senator who keeps saying racially offensive things saw nothing wrong with donning Confederate garb at Jefferson Davis’s home.
No, Removing Monuments to Traitors Doesn’t Mean Removing Monuments to Founders
Confederate monuments don’t embody American history; they were built on lies about American history.
John Kelly Is As Deluded About the Confederacy As Donald Trump Is
The 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.
America’s Ugliest Confederate Statue Isn’t Coming Down Anytime Soon
A Tennessee town’s absurd and tacky monument to General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Gone With the Wind
Is Another Neo-Confederate Monument
Gone With the Wind
is not a chiseled monument in a public place, it contributed to the mythology supporting Jim Crow just as powerfully.
Black Republicans Do Not Have Donald Trump’s Back
With rare exceptions, African-American Republicans are giving the president’s comments on Charlottesville a wide berth, or condemning them.
Confederates in the Capitol
During the Jim Crow era, southern states sought recognition in the Capitol for ex-Confederates and other proud racists. That may finally be corrected.
America Coming to Grips With an Incorrigible Trump
Donald Trump didn’t just say something outrageous. He contradicted his own correction of an earlier outrageous statement. This is new and disturbing.
Trump Joins the Neo-Confederates
By professing neutrality between those who support and oppose racial equality, Trump is joining the generations of pols who whitewashed Jim Crow.
Robert E. Lee Monuments Are Symbols of Neo-Confederacy, Not the Confederacy
Monuments that went up to celebrate the white supremacist triumph in successfully setting up Jim Crow should come down now.