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Jefferson Davis

  1. confederate monuments
    Georgia Struggles With Its Giant Neo-Confederate EmbarrassmentStacey Abrams wants to sandblast the carving of Confederate leaders on state-owned property. That probably won’t happen with Brian Kemp as governor.
  2. capitol riot
    Could the 14th Amendment Ban Trump From Holding Office Again?Even if a Trump political comeback isn’t blocked by impeachment, his incitement to insurrection may make him subject to a ban meant for Confederates.
  3. politics
    Republicans Defend Confederate Statues in the CapitolWhile Democrats say that 11 traitors who fought their country to defend and expand slavery don’t need to be commemorated in the Capitol.
  4. 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.
  5. confederacy
    Celebrate Racism! It’s Jefferson Davis’s Birthday in AlabamaAnd yet you wonder why this state enacted an aggressively reactionary abortion law?
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  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.