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Confederate Statues In Charlottesville Are Legally Protected, Virginia Judge Rules
The statues are protected war memorials, regardless of whether they're seen as symbols of white supremacy, the judge said.
Seth Meyers Points Out Fatal Flaw With Rep. Steve King’s Civil War Meme
The "Late Night" host also explained why the meme was "very poorly designed."
U.S. 'Crisis Of Division' Echoes Civil War, John Hickenlooper Says
The former Colorado governor and 2020 candidate said he can beat Trump and unify the country.
What Do Our Schools Fail To Teach About Slavery?
How does our failure to teach about slavery’s brutal legacy affect our ability to solve the issues facing our country today?
Alabama Confederate Monument Law Ruled Unconstitutional
An Alabama judge has declared a law protecting Confederate statues unconstitutional.
Trump’s Travel Ban Is Forcing This American Mother to Move to Yemen to Reunite with Her Husband
“I don't want to go to a different country. I want to live in my country. Why am I forced to now leave my own home because of this racism and this fear?” Sondos al-Silwi is planning to move to Yemen so that she and her infant daughter can be with her husband. Why? Because of Trump’s Travel Ban.
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Robert E. Lee Descendant Slams Trump Over Praise For Confederate General
Trump is supporting an “idol of white supremacy," said Robert E. Lee IV.
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Why Does Mississippi’s Flag Still Have A Confederate Symbol?
Flags are used to instill pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror.
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Southerners Tore Down Silent Sam. Now Northerners Need to Tear Down Confederate Flags.
White race hustlers made the North forget a history it should be proud of.
Confederate Statue In New Orleans Spray-Painted With 'F**k This S**t'
The monument has been vandalized at least twice before.
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American Students Aren't Learning The Full Truth About Slavery
Students often get only a superficial view of the atrocity that built the country, a new study finds.
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Why Black People Own Guns
HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed.
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Memphis Removes Confederate Statues From Park After Private Sale
A statue of Confederate general and KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest came down first on Wednesday, just hours after the sale ordinance was signed.
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The Widening Gap Between Our Politics And Our Civil Society
Peter H. Schuck
Professor Emeritus, Yale Law School; Author, 'One Nation Undec...
Why does our civil society ― the domain of markets, nonprofit groups, families, and neighborhood life ― flourish while our
'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer Solves Major Marvel Mysteries
"Who the hell are you guys?"
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GOP Civil War Returns To Its Alabama Roots
President, Fiscal Strategies Group
It is appropriate that what may be a defining moment in the Republican Party civil war revolves around a senate race in Alabama
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There Is No Debate: The Tyranny Of The Mobilized Uninformed
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
Recent outrage expressed toward Ta-Nehisi Coates reveals our irrational celebration of debate.
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As Ed Gillespie’s Campaign Goes, So Goes The Memory Of The Civil War
Vice President, SKDKnickerbocker; previously the Obama White H...
Historian David Blight once said that “The civil war sits like the giant sleeping dragon of American history ever ready to
Both Sides Of John Kelly, Chief Of Staff
Once hailed as the voice of reason by people on both sides of the political aisle, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is now facing mounting criticism.
Historians Clap Back At The Trump Administration's Civil War History
Writers, historians and documentarians like Ken Burns have a lot to say about Chief of Staff John Kelly’s understanding of the Civil War.
Stephen Colbert Ridicules John Kelly's Take On The Civil War
"You’re a general and you don't know why the Civil War happened?"
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