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Fox News panel erupts after conservative correspondent calls slavery ‘good history’

A debate over the removal of Confederate monuments from public spaces got ugly on Monday after Katrina Pierson, a former spokesperson for President Donald Trump’s campaign, told “Fox & Friends” anchor Ainsley Earnhardt and Johns Hopkins University professor Wendy Osefo that slavery was part of …

Conservative View

“We Simply Must Begin.”

Good morning. The events in Charlottesville occurred nine days ago, but they continue to haunt like a tolling church bell. The image of willful hate …

FDA

Kelly Butte Civil Defense Center

Portland had a unique approach to Cold War-era protections.<p>Kelly Butte is a long-extinct volcanic cinder cone outside Portland, Oregon that’s …

Culture

Sorry, but Your State Is Not the South

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>The South Week</i> <i>at</i> The Ringer<i>. For the next several days, we’re celebrating — and reporting on — the richness of the region. You’ll find</i> …

U.S. Census

11 Classic Marvel Studios Movies Are Coming Back To Select Theaters This Weekend

Do you live near a Cinemark Theater? If so, carve out some time starting Friday to take a big screen trip back through the Marvel Cinematic …

Superheroes

Women Soldiers

Over four hundred women disguised themselves as men and fought in the American Civil War. They stood side by side with male soldiers, staring down …

Women's News

Why We Need A Good Dose Of Burns’ ‘Civil War’ Documentary Right Now

In the ongoing debate about Confederate monuments, Slate has republished a 2011 article by professor James M. Lundberg attacking Ken Burns’ …

Conservative View

Town Cancels Civil War Weekend for the 'Safety of Our Residents and Reenactors'

As the country is still reeling from the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, cities and towns across the country have been dealing with …

History

Does the Civil War really represent "Southern culture"?

Bryan Woolston via ZUMA<p>This weekend the <i>Washington Post</i> ran a story about a huge Confederate statue in Louisville that was dismantled and shipped off …

History

Jews, the Civil War and the Incident of Sharing Matzah at a Passover Seder

The year was 1865 and Corporal Myer Samuel Levy, a Union soldier from Philadelphia, was in Virginia near the close of the Civil War.<p>For years, it was …

History

If We Topple Every Statue Of An Imperfect Person They All Come Down

Initially well-intentioned, the movement for historical erasure is picking up steam and will soon be speeding out of control. We should use caution …

History

We Are Not on the Verge of a New Civil War

America is not on the verge of a new civil war. That may seem like an uncontroversial thing to say, but the apocalyptic rhetoric has gotten pretty …

War

Administrators appointed at struggling Lisburn civil engineering company Tal

A civil engineering firm linked to a Co Antrim construction business already gone bust has also now entered administration, it can be …

Civil Engineering

Why There Are No Nazi Statues in Germany

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>What the South can learn from post-war Europe.<p>“Whatever else I may forget,” the ex-slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass said in 1894, “I shall never forget the …

History

Trump is facing calls to ditch "bigoted" supporters and meet with civil rights figures

Donald Trump is facing calls from Democrat and Republican lawmakers to speak out against racism and meet with civil rights icons a week after the …

Racism

In Confederate monument discussion, past shouldn’t be master of the present

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 20, 2017<p>The monument in downtown Decatur. Photo provided to Decaturish<p>We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the …

History

Trump's Own Civil War Monument Honors Battle That Never Happened

Potomac River at low tide in Early Autumn<br>(Image by Brendan J Ross) Permission Details DMCA<p>No historian can corroborate the Civil War battle honored …

History

Abu Dhabi petrol station attendants praised for fighting fire after supercar bursts into flames

A team petrol pump attendants have been thanked for their quick actions and bravery after a supercar burst into flames on a station forecourt.<p>The …

Middle East

Monumental ignorance

The widely reported act of destruction was swift, violent and spontaneous.

History

Rush Limbaugh issues dire warning that US is on its way to another Civil War. This is who he blames.

Conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh on Friday warned that the United States is well on its way to a second Civil War, and he places direct blame on<p>“America is under attack from within. Our culture, our history, our founding are under the most direct assault I have seen in my life. And I’m …

Conservative View

Why white nationalists chose Charlottesville — a liberal and cosmopolitan university town

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white nationalists behind last weekend’s violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the “capital of the resistance” to President Donald Trump.<p>For more …

Racism

Krauthammer: The White House Civil War Is Not Over

Appearing on Fox News’ <i>Special Report</i> on Friday, Charles Krauthammer offered a brutally honest take on what he believes is going to happen following …

Conservative View

Virginia city, site of two Civil War battles, cancels upcoming reenactment weekend

A city in Virginia has canceled its upcoming Civil War reenactment weekend Friday amid the growing tensions over memorials of the Confederacy and events that unfolded in Charlottesville, Va., a week ago.<p>Manassas city officials canceled the event, which had been set for Aug. 25 to Aug. 27, “for the …

News (U.S.)

B.C. government trying to seize Richmond mansion claiming it was used for violent crime and money laundering

The B.C. Civil Forfeiture Office is attempting to seize a $5 million, 13,000 square-foot mansion in rural Richmond that was allegedly used for …

Canadian News

A stealth history lesson in Baltimore

We were all in the dark, on the edge of the wooded park known as Wyman Dell, opposite the Baltimore Museum of Art. It was 2 a.m. Wednesday, and despite the presence of a couple of dozen workers in hardhats, a huge crane, a flatbed truck and a couple of other pieces of heavy machinery, the work …

History

Rewriting History Before Our Eyes.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Look back on the great men and women of history. Most of them fare poorly when subjected to modern …

History

Worthington removes marker memorializing birthplace of Confederate general

WORTHINGTON, OH (WCMH) — The front of an historic building in Worthington looks a little different after the city removed a marker memorializing the …

American Civil War

After Charlottesville, speak out! | Opinion

<b>By Demelza Baer</b><p>Last Saturday, the nation watched with horror and trepidation as white supremacists from across the country descended on …

Racism

The past is still present in a changing Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When 92-year-old Dr. Fergie Reid was a young man growing up in Richmond, he resented the massive statues of Confederate leaders lining Monument Avenue. But Reid says black people knew better than to speak out.<p>"If you complained, they'd probably put you in jail," said Reid, who …

News (U.S.)

Are Confederate monuments important works of art?

New momentum has built to remove such monuments, after a violent white supremacist gathering in Virginia last weekend in support of a statue of …

History