There were 12 defendants charged in connection with the Aug. 14, 2017, toppling of a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C., and by Tuesday afternoon, the charges had been dropped against all of them, ending what one local attorney described as “a waste of taxpayer money in the name of the Confederacy, of all things.”
Eight of the activists who participated in the toppling of a Confederate statue in front of the old courthouse in downtown Durham, N.C., will no longer face felony charges, the county district attorney said Thursday.
To call it the ugliest Confederate statue in America seems a bit redundant, but the statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest on Interstate 65 in Tennessee undoubtedly wins that distinction.
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.
Legislators in Charlottesville, Va., voted Tuesday night to remove a statue of yet another Confederate general, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.
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…
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.
I knew it would happen this time. As soon as White Supremacy Woodstock happened in Charlottesville, Va., I was certain it would open a dialogue about race, racism and white supremacy in America. There wasn’t a doubt in my mind that the terrorist attack this past weekend would force the country to address this evil…
President Douchey von ShitFace isn’t happy that the “beautiful” statues commemorating racism at its finest are being removed, because you know racism and monuments to racism need to be preserved!
Baltimore took quick action after showing its hand, removing Confederate statues across the city in the early-morning hours of Wednesday, just one day after voting on the issue.
Scores of protesters shouted down homegrown terrorist group the Ku Klux Klan as the reviled racists marched in Charlottesville, Va., to protest the removal of Confederate statues from the city.
For those who think that Maryland is not the South, think again. Actually, Maryland’s Eastern Shore is where two of America’s most iconic anti-slavery heroes were born into slavery: Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.
Some white people are doubling down on efforts to keep their white supremacist trophies. Alabama’s Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation this week that will prevent cities and counties in the state from removing Confederacy monuments from public property, according to The Hill.
A crane removed the final homage to white supremacy in New Orleans on Friday when the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was removed, the last of four Confederate monuments to go down.
New Orleans is cleaning up the city by removing Confederate statues, but there’s one former resident who’s going to do everything she can to protest their removal. Even if that means proving that there’s always that “one” black person.