Confederate States of America

Lecturer outraged as Auckland Confederate flag flyer say 'it's part of history'

Camille Nakhid asks how hard would it be to read up on the Confederate flag, instead of flying it and ignoring its racial connotations.<p>Confederate …

Racism

Judge sets hearing on state lawsuit challenging Birmingham decision to shroud Confederate monument

Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo has scheduled a hearing for April 13 on a state lawsuit challenging the city's decision to shroud the …

Birmingham, AL

Republicans in South Carolina want to honor black Confederate soldiers. There's just one problem...

<b>(CNN) —</b> At a time when people are battling over whether to take down Confederate War statues and memorials, a pair of state lawmakers in South Carolina want to put one up.<p>And it wouldn't be just another Civil War monument. It would be a monument to honor the sacrifices of black Confederate troops …

Racism

Virginia cops brace for violence at dueling parades honoring MLK and Confederate generals

Police are preparing for a possible violent clash this weekend as dueling parades will honor Confederate generals and Martin Luther King Jr.<p>The Sons …

Liberal View

Two South Carolina Republicans want to honor Black Confederate soldiers

Two Republicans in South Carolina want to honor African-Americans who fought on the side of the Confederacy during the Civil War – black Confederate …

Racism

Confederate flag from SC State House back in the spotlight with new display plan

A pared-down plan to display the modern, nylon Confederate flag what was removed in 2015 from the State House grounds is under consideration by the …

South Carolina

Confederate flag controversy hits small-town Christmas parade

The controversy over Confederate symbols in the South has made its way into a small town's Christmas parade.<p>A Southern heritage group called The …

Racism

NC fire dept. may lose funding over Confederate flag

TROY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina volunteer fire department has refused requests to take down the Confederate flag flying outside the station house, …

Upstate South Carolina

With Civil War remark, John Kelly forgets compromise can be deadly

The Trump administration has had the most erratic, unpredictable start to a presidency in recent memory. But it has been consistent on one thing: …

Robert E. Lee

Civil War: John Kelly Praises Robert E.Lee and Won't Blame the Slave-Owning Confederacy for the Conflict

White House chief of staff John Kelly Monday praised Confederate General Robert E. Lee, whose legacy has become a point of fierce contention in the …

Robert E. Lee

Confederate Veterans Remember Their Days of Service in the Klan

We expend a great deal of energy re-casting Confederate soldiers as engaged in a constitutional struggle or defense of home that had nothing to do …

American Civil War

A school named Obama: Confederate leader ditched for former president

A public school in Mississippi named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis is set to change its name to honour Barack Obama, following a …

Barack Obama

Kentucky city moving 2 Confederate statues from courthouse

Workers in Lexington, Kentucky, moved two Confederate statues after the local County Council voted to remove them from the area outside a former …

Kentucky

Realtor: Confederate Flag Hurt Buyers' Interest in Va. Home

Would you buy a house next door to someone who hung a Confederate flag? A real estate agent in Northern Virginia said potential buyers told her they …

Confederate Flag

'You are my slave:' School's Civil War Day sparks mom's ire

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols — this time at a Georgia school not far …

War

Google 'Top stories' featured false news about rumored Antifa civil war

A false rumor is currently circulating on conservative junk news web sites and social media warning that the loose knit movement of anti-fascist …

Antifa

Stephen Colbert helps John Oliver explain why Confederate statues should be replaced

Sunday night, John Oliver became the first late-night host to address the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, but the Brit left …

Celebrity News

The history of confederate monuments

John Oliver walks us through the history of confederate monuments and why the reasons for retaining them make no sense.

Confederate Monuments

Confederate flag posters and cotton found in American University

Racism

The Confederate States of America Is an Alt-History Political Satire That’s Impossible to Laugh at Now

In <i>CSA: The Confederate States of America</i>, the American empire that emerges after the South wins the Civil War builds the Cotton Curtain, a wall meant …

African-American News

‘Pro-Confederate’ Rally Draws More Protesters Than Confederates

Only a few neo-Confederates were visible at a rally meant to defend a statue of a Confederate general.<p>A pro-Confederate rally in Richmond, Virginia, …

Racism

Confederate rally organizers say they don’t know how many people to expect Saturday

LIVE: Coverage of the pro-Confederate rally and counterprotests in Richmond<p>Out-of-state organizers of a rally to show support for Confederate …

Robert E. Lee

SEE IT: Man displays 'Slaves 4 Sale' sign to show he's not racist

To get people to stop thinking he was racist, a Missouri man hung a sign above a Confederate flag reading, “SLAVES 4 SALE.”<p>It’s unclear how that …

Racism

Trouble For Confederate Reenactors

It should come as no surprise that reenactors who don Confederate gray and display the Confederate battle flag are meeting more and more resistance …

American Civil War

EBay, PayPal, Amazon Blasted for Sales of Confederate Items

Confederate monuments have been coming down across America over the past two years, but these actions caused little fanfare until August 12, when a …

Conservative View

High schoolers’ Confederate flag stance causes ‘disruption.’ So officials take action.

It all started when a bunch of Indiana high schoolers drove to school in a caravan Aug. 30 — with their vehicles flying Confederate flags.<p>Seems that disturbed some fellow students at Lapel High School, the Indianapolis Star reported. And adding to the tension was the fact that the rebellious teens …

Conservative View

Rep. Barbara Lee: Remove Confederate statues — ‘symbols of hate’ — from U.S. Capitol

As the movement to remove Confederate statues grows around the country, a Bay Area Democrat is bringing the debate to the U.S. Capitol.<p>Rep. Barbara …

Robert E. Lee

Charlottesville city council votes unanimously to remove another Confederate statue

Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have backed removing a statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson - marking another push to take down a Confederate landmark in the college town rocked by deadly clashes last month between white nationalists and counterprotesters.<p>But the unanimous …

Robert E. Lee

Indiana School Bans Confederate Flag in Its Dress Code

School officials in Indiana have banned the Confederate flag as part of a school-wide dress code after students sported clothing with the …

Racism

Confederate statues in North Carolina must come down, protesters say

One month after the Charlottesville attack, the fate over confederate statues continues to draw controversy in North Carolina.<p>On Monday, dozens of people showed up in Wilmington, N.C. to rally for the removal of all Confederate monuments in the city.<p>“The wealth of the confederacy was built on the …

Racism