Confederacy

Houston school district approves $1.2 M to rename schools honoring the Confederacy. The divisive plan goes into effect for the 2016-17 school year.

A Republican lawmaker from Georgia, who was criticized last week for saying the Ku Klux Klan was not racist, has now withdrawn his name from several bills he sponsored to honor the Confederacy.

There are many Americans in this day and age that have no clue about history, nor do they understand the realities that have shaped American…

Weeks after a gunman shot nine people in a racially fueled attack on Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME church, South Carolina lawmakers are set to debate…

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was at the center of an act of vandalism when a Confederate statue was tagged with graffiti over the holiday…

    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the country’s most lauded citizens, will be finally honored by his home state with…

President Barack Obama brought the nation to its feet Friday when he eulogized Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the South Carolina state senator killed during last week’s…

Symbols Matter. Words Matter. That’s what one local entrepreneur, Frank Scurlock, reminded us of when he paid for skywriting during Jazz Fest. New Orleanians looked…

ATLANTA-The New York Times is reporting on the plans of many white southerners to celebrate the Confederacy with the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Civil War approaching. The events include a “secession ball” in the former slave port of Charleston (“a joyous night of music, dancing, food and drink,” says the invitation), which will be […]