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Gerald Leonard Drake, 63, initially tried to blame antifascist protesters for a pipe bomb he planted.
The Fox News host went on a tirade predicting how his melodramatic version of gun control would play out.
“We need a national divorce.” Marjorie Taylor Greene is once again suggesting splitting up the United States.
Flags are used to instil pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror. We traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to figure out why its state flag still contains the Confederate emblem, and why people are so passionate about flags in the first place.
"The Daily Show" correspondent gets a focus group to hash out the effects — with some unexpected results.
Slavery was the cause of the Civil War. Yet, some students are only just learning this today. This is partly because, after the war ended, some white southerners started organizations dedicated to promoting textbooks that taught that the war wasn’t about slavery, but rather about “states’ rights.” These false narratives continue to affect the way students are being taught Civil War history today. So why aren’t they taught the truth? And how does our failure to teach about slavery’s brutal legacy affect our ability to solve the issues facing our country today?
“There’s a difference between selling merchandise and propagating hate,” the official's daughter said.
As confederate statues are torn down throughout the South, conservatives often hail General Robert E. Lee as one of history’s greats. They claim he hated slavery and worked to heal America after the Civil War. But the General Lee myth couldn’t be further from the truth.
A cache of gold potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars is rumored to be buried somewhere in the Pennsylvania hills.