Confederate Monuments

Committee on Confederate monuments begins work

The N.C. Historical Commission’s committee on confederate monuments held its first meeting Monday afternoon by teleconference, setting goals and …

HBCUs

Confederate monuments to get at least 1 public hearing

RALEIGH -- At least one public hearing will be held before a group of historians, preservationists and business people recommend whether three …

North Carolina

Historical Commission members to grapple with Confederate monuments issue next week

Back in September, the N.C. Historical Commission put off a decision on removing three Confederate monuments from the State Capitol grounds. Instead, …

North Carolina

2 Public Programs on Memorials, History, Values

In a pair of public programs this week and next, UC Davis faculty and visiting faculty will discuss the effect of Civil War statues and civil rights …

Black History

Not All Monuments Are Created Equal

Recent News: Aaron Maybin Helps Shine Spotlight on Cold Schools<p>History & Politics<p>Prof. Larry Gibson and historical preservationist Eric Holcomb …

Baltimore

'Shithole' countries latest racially charged comment by Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump's reported description of African nations, El Salvador and Haiti as "shithole" countries has focused attention …

Donald Trump

Hatewatch Headlines 1/12/2018

Washington Post: Trump derides protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries.<p>Think Progress: After Thursday’s remarks, these journalists …

Joe Arpaio

NC panel reviews potential for Confederate monuments removal from Capitol grounds

Could three Confederate monuments be moved from the State Capitol grounds in Raleigh?<p>The N.C. Historical Commission has named a five-member panel to …

Charlotte

WTH? Ohio Teacher Threatens 13-Year-Old Student With A Lynching

1. 1-Year-Old Londyn Samuels Shot Dead In New Orleans<p>Source:Keion Reed -- Facebook 1 of 5<p>2. 1-Year-Old Londyn Samuels Shot Dead In New …

In Session: On the Agenda

As state legislators descend upon Nashville once again, here’s a look at some issues we expect to come up over the next several months. It’s not an …

Nashville

WATCH: Kneeling Protests and Confederate Monuments Converge for Shreveport Family

National conversations about Confederate monuments on government grounds and athletes kneeling to protest racial injustice intersected in Shreveport, …

Race & Ethnicity

Monuments to White Supremacy

The legendary Memphis newspaper editor Ida B. Wells was targeted for assassination — and driven into exile — for exposing the lies that were routinely used to justify hanging, dismembering and burning alive African-Americans in the Jim Crow South.<p>Whites were particularly outraged when Wells said in …

Opinion

Vote coming on renaming schools honoring Confederate leaders

School officials in a Virginia city plan to vote next month on whether to rename three elementary schools now named after Confederate …

Robert E. Lee

Durham group being assembled to recommend fate of Confederate monuments

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham leaders will put together a team to decide what will happen to Confederate monuments on public property.<p>The city made …

North Carolina

How Removing Public Monuments Works

In the spring and summer of 2017, construction crews hired by the cities of Baltimore, Maryland and New Orleans wrapped heavy straps around the …

Science

Fox News reported on proposed monument to black South Carolina Confederates. There were none

Republican lawmakers are trying to erect a new Confederate monument to honor mythical black Confederates<p>Fox News Radio reported on a proposal by two Republican South Carolina lawmakers to erect a monument in honor of black Confederate soldiers, but according to a local newspaper, "records show the …

U.S. Politics

Will election year keep Ga. lawmakers away from controversial issues?

Get ready for the return of tense religious freedom fights at the Georgia Capitol. Keep an eye on legislation to move Confederate monuments. And …

Walt Disney Company

IN THE AFTERMATH OF AUG 12: CHARLOTTESVILLE IS CHANGING, RVA IS STILL “FIGURING IT OUT”

Earlier this week, the City of Charlottesville made history by electing Independent Councilwoman Nikuyah Walker to serve as their Mayor. She is the …

Photojournalism

"We won, you know?": St. Louis senator wants to put Confederate monuments in a museum

<b>JEFFERSON CITY</b> • Two measures introduced for the new legislative session approach the Confederate monuments debate from different sides.<p>As such …

St. Louis

Republicans In South Carolina Want To Build A 'Black Confederates' Monument

Two Republican South Carolina lawmakers want to erect a monument honoring the state's black Confederate soldiers—except there's a problem: There …

Racism

Fox News Touts SC Monument To Non-Existent Black SC Confederate Soldiers

Apparently, Fox News Radio’s Kevin Battle ripped his “news” about a proposed South Carolina monument honoring black Confederate soldiers straight …

Liberal View

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Future of Confederate Monuments

The recent removal of two Confederate monuments in Memphis, Tennessee is an indication that we will see communities across the country take …

Racism

Year in Review 2017: #3

Matt Stanley shared his thoughts on Confederate monuments in our <i>Monumental Discussion</i> series. His observations and insights came in as the #3 …

How Memphis Outsmarted Tennessee to Remove Its Confederate Monuments

The statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest had stood in Memphis for more than a century—and inspired protest for decades—when Bruce …

Robert E. Lee

'Wow. Just wow': Ivanka Trump's holiday photos included a Confederate flag and Twitter is going nuts

Naturally, Twitter erupted with criticism over her father's history of earlier statements on confederate monuments and history.<p>US President Donald …

Ivanka Trump

The Rise of the Alt-Right

Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2017, when the right-wing movement gained momentum<p><i>Every December,</i> The Atlantic <i>looks back on the previous year—to highlight not just the big moments, but the progression of big ideas. Below, the second of four installments on our political coverage looks at</i> …

Politics

Ivanka Trump Trolled For Vacation Photo Featuring Husband, Baby And Confederate Flag

Ivanka Trump was roasted on social media after posting a photo Wednesday of her husband, Jared Kushner, and their son on a boat in Florida with a …

Donald Trump

Statue Of Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest Doused In Pink Paint

The statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general and the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, off Interstate 65 in Nashville was doused …

Stonewall Jackson

The 10 Best Late-Night Moments of 2017

Hey, kittens, you did it: It’s almost 2018 and you have most of your hair left. 2017 made good on the promise of 2016 and has been an absolute …

Entertainment

Ivanka Trump is getting roasted for posting a vacation photo that shows a confederate flag behind Jared Kushner

• <b>Ivanka Trump sparked controversy on social media this week when she posted a photo of her husband and son on a boat in Florida with a Confederate flag in the background.</b>• <b><br>It is unclear whether the inclusion of the flag, which was flying from a neighboring boat, was intentional.</b>• <b><br>Critics lashed out at</b> …

U.S. Politics