If you’re gonna talk the talk, you’re gonna have to walk the walk. At least that’s what the Montgomery County, N.C., decided after a group of local firefighters refused to remove a Confederate flag from fire station property.
Two South Carolina representatives hope to put the whole Confederate-monument controversy to rest—by memorializing the enslaved black people forced to fight for the Confederacy.
When you try to be better about racism but decide you’re not really about that life: an American story.
The Robert E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Va., is the latest building/memorial/what-have-you to toss the infamous Confederate general back to the past where he belongs, voting to change its name after an intense two-year debate.
Leave it to the donkey party to act an ass and see an opportunity dangled before it and stupidly squander time debating whether or not an obvious winning strategy is worth pursuing.
When will politicians, cops, educators and other government officials realize that nothing good ever comes from fighting about race on Facebook? Inevitably, the whole awful exchange gets a screenshot, and then there’s a 48-hour news cycle of said bigot claiming, I don’t have a racist bone in my body or I was just…
Nothing says Good Ole Party like the threat of a lynching, and that’s exactly what Republican Missouri Rep. Warren Love expressed what he hoped would happen after people were seen defacing a Confederate monument in his state’s Springfield National Cemetery.
When Haiti unveiled Le Negré Marron statue in 1967, it became a symbol for freedom of black people across the world. The sculpture is a reminder of the rebellion against the French that set the Haitians free.
The city of Charlottesville, Va., is planning to cover the statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson in black fabric to represent the city’s mourning of Heather Heyer.
Welp. One Texas man is taking his hatred of Confederate statues to the absolute next level, authorities say.
There are three questions for which black America has never received a satisfactory answer:
The internet can be a dark and enraging place sometimes, but every once in a while, there is a ray of light in this darkness: This time, that beautiful spark of greatness comes in the form of a petition to replace a Confederate statue with one of Missy Elliott.
So, there’s apparently a viral photo circulating the interwebs that purportedly shows a Confederate-monument defender embracing a Black Lives Matter supporter ... and I have some serious questions.
When students at the University of Texas at Austin return to classes Aug. 30, they may notice that the air on campus is cleaner, and the view clearer and brighter, since the university took action to remove four second-place trophies (aka Confederate statues) from campus.
Duke University President Vincent E. Price announced in an email to students and faculty Saturday morning that he has authorized the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the entrance of Duke University Chapel.
From the white supremacist “rally” and terror attack in Charlottesville, Va., to the current president’s public defense of Nazis to the recent uproar over HBO’s controversial decision to green-light a new series portraying a Confederate victory, it is clear that our nation is in the midst of a very public—and…
Following the horrific events in Charlottesville, Va., where one woman was killed during a white supremacist rally to save a statue of Robert E. Lee, cities across the country are moving swiftly to remove Confederate monuments from public spaces. Even citizen protesters in Durham, N.C., took matters into their own…
Officials in Lexington, Ky., have cast their vote on the push to relocate two Confederate statues from outside a former courthouse that is being converted into a visitors center.