Robert E. Lee Descendant Who Spoke Out Against Racism Quits Church After Being Criticized for Supporting Black Lives Matter

The Rev. Robert W. Lee IV, a direct descendant of the Civil War general whose name has become synonymous with the Confederacy, appeared on television and spoke out against racism and the riots in Charlottesville, Va., that happened during protests about the removal of a statue of his famous ancestor. Now Lee says…

Durham, NC, Activists Stand in Solidarity, Crowds Gather to Turn Themselves In for Toppling Confederate Statue

On Monday evening during a rally against white supremacy, demonstrators in Durham, N.C., toppled a Confederate statue that had been standing in front of the old courthouse in the city’s downtown area. On Tuesday morning, Takiyah Thompson, the black woman who tied the noose around the statue’s neck so it could be…

#NoConfederate: Charlottesville Proves That Confederate Is Already Real, so HBO, Are You Still Fucking Serious With This?

For those of you just tuning in, what was supposed to be a protest against the removal of Confederate monuments in the city of Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday turned into a full-blown Ku Klux Klan, “alt-right,” neo-Nazi revival meeting complete with burning torches, black people being attacked and beaten by racist…

Of Course HBO Greenlit "Confederate" Because White Guys Get Funding For Every Idea (Even Bad Ones)

Confederate — the upcoming HBO series from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss that rewrites history to depict an America where the Confederate states successfully seceded — might actually end up being a good show. I don't have much faith that it actually will be. This series is a re-imagining of…