Confederacy

Mississippi's governor signed a proclamation declaring April Confederate Heritage Month. The proclamation tries to justify the celebration, but is silent on slavery.

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…

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…

UPDATE: Monday, July 6, 2015 4:50 PM EST In a 37-3 vote, the South Carolina Senate decided to remove the Confederate flag from State House grounds.…

A week after the racially-fueled shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that left nine dead, including South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney, members of the Ku Klux Klan…

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…

The Washington Post reports that a textbook given to fourth-graders in the Commonwealth of Virginia details that thousands of African American soldiers fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War — a claim rejected by most Civil War historians.

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Via:  www.newsone.com // Virginia’s Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell has declared that April is Confederate history month, celebrating the many Southern whites who fought to preserve slavery and leave the union. No word as for when he will declare Nazi History month. Here is his statement regarding the declaration. This defining chapter in Virginia’s history should […]