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Robert E. Lee

  1. racism
    Two More Neo-Confederate School Names Challenged in VirginiaSchool officials resisting the NAACP suit tout history, but they’re the ones whitewashing the adoption of Confederate symbols to oppose civil rights.
  2. confederacy
    Celebrate Racism! It’s Jefferson Davis’s Birthday in AlabamaAnd yet you wonder why this state enacted an aggressively reactionary abortion law?
  3. 2018 elections
    Is Robert E. Lee a Hero? GOP Candidate’s Twitter Poll Isn’t Going as He HopedMississippi’s Chris McDaniel is sticking up for the Confederate general this week.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Confederate Monuments Are Propaganda — Not HistoryMemorials to the Confederacy were erected by advocates of white supremacy.
  7. Trump’s Rehash of His Charlottesville Remarks Was Deceitful and Self-DestructiveNobody was surprised the president cut loose at a rally in Phoenix. But he showed he can’t drop his losing argument.
  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. Confederate Monuments Were Built to Change History, Not Preserve ItA democracy that retains monuments to men who committed treason — in defense of slavery — is one that has changed its history, not learned from it.
  10. charlottesville
    Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Claiming ‘No Difference’ Between Lee and Washington“Both saved America.”
  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.
  12. Failing GOP Candidate in VA Shows Limits to Attacks on ‘Political Correctness’Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Corey Stewart seems to have gone too far by running on the Confederacy.