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Flags are used to instill pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror.
Religion
“Charlottesville seems to have moved us to this point," the church rector said, following two years of debate.
Politics
191 schools around the country are named for leaders who fought to uphold slavery.
Entertainment
The network's announcement of a revisionary Civil War drama should have been preceded by these stories.
Black Voices
Every white liberal’s wet dream is to be able to successfully play the devil’s advocate to slavery. As a student of a very
Politics
"We will take a closer look at how we go about following in the footsteps of New Orleans."
Women
Summer vacation 2016: Road Trip. From Jersey to Pennsylvania, slow crawl to Indianapolis and back to New Jersey.
Media
With billionaire bully boy Donald Trump arrogantly flashing his fascist colors on Super Tuesday, how many supposedly big-time Republicans have spoken out against his disgusting politics of racism, hatred, and aggressive know-nothingism? Too damn few.
Politics
The Confederacy wasn't even a system of states' rights. It was this mentality that each and every rebellious legislator was a king, and knew better than anyone else. Every other legislator was an opponent standing in the way.
Politics
California's state Senate voted 31-2 Tuesday to ban the names of Confederate leaders from public buildings.  SB 539, which
Politics
It's tempting, this summery week, to sit and savor the sweet victory that was handed us by the Supreme Court in late June with the King v. Burwell decision. The court's ruling protected the health care subsidies that allow 6.4 million people to afford their health insurance.
Religion
I know that right now you are saying, "But I'm not a racist!" "Heritage, not hate!" But this isn't your heritage. It's mine. And it is hate. And it is racism. And every time you put that flag on the back of your car, we all go back in time a little.
Black Voices
"This is our state, and they are not welcome," South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) said of the KKK in a statement. Haley
Black Voices
Are there flags or other tributes to the Confederacy in your town? Take a photo and send it to us at openreporting@huffingtonpost.com
Black Voices
“It’s about time,” 29-year-old Charleston resident Lasheya Williams said after Haley's announcement. Williams' cousin, Ethel