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Talking to a Man Named Mr. Cotton About Slavery and Confederate Monuments

In this week’s Race/Related newsletter: A writer explores the nation’s divide over its Civil War past. He finds that some Confederate monuments cannot be moved. A memorial bust of Gen. Nathan Bedford ... read more

12 Years a Slave

DEBORAH POTTER: 12 Years a Slave is based on the memoir of Solomon Northup, a free man from New ... global thing called the slave trade. PROF. PIERCE: It’s a complicated and it’s a very ugly history, ... read more

Texas man explodes with rage at Confederate monument protestors: Jesus ‘f*cking hates you!’

"I'm not talking ... called out as the man turned and began to walk off down the road. Confederate memorials are a topic of heated argument in America because they were built to glorify men who fought ... read more

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Yale renames Calhoun College because of historical ties to white supremacy and slavery

But those discussions turned to urgent pleas in 2015 after a white man ... the Confederate flag that had long flown at the state Capitol, and efforts at Yale and elsewhere to stop honoring the name of ... read more

Fate of Confederate Monuments Is Stalled by Competing Legal Battles

In many ways, we have only begun to talk critically about the landscape that has existed in this country for a very long time that romanticizes the era of the slavery ... called for the removal of a ... read more

“Talking About History Is Way We Liberate America”: New Memorial Honors Victims of White Supremacy

This man was taken and ... the taking down of monuments to racism, Confederate generals and others, you have erected new monuments here. You have erected the National Memorial for Peace and Justice ... read more

Confederate leaders made it clear: The war was about slavery

In his “Little talk about ‘The War ... the Civil War “was never about slavery.” As will be explained below, such a statement is sheer nonsense. As part of the debate about removing the so-called ... read more

What Virginia scandal could say about Democrats’ future

Back in 2016, when Mr. Cole was an assistant at the statehouse clerk’s office and Mr. Northam was a state senator, Northam “remembered my name immediately ... the symbolism of Confederate battle flags ... read more

Keep Stone Mountain Carving A Confederate Memorial - And Response (2)

A special thank you to Mr. Dan ... with the Confederate flag it its design, was excluded in the vote. Democracy was at work in Mississippi but not Georgia. Stone Mountain has been filmed many times ... read more

It’s time for a full and fair reckoning with Confederate statues

Far from ripping the country apart, a full and fair reckoning with Confederate monuments ... It is Mr. Trump, actually, who is attempting to do the former, having apparently failed to do the latter. ... read more

A Radical Right to Happiness

A former slave named ... Mr. Ransier: I can. Mr. Harris: It was born in the children of the South … that the colored man was inferior to the white. Mr. Ransier: I deny that. Mr. Harris: I do not allow ... read more

Why Confederate monuments are coming down

If you're going to name the people we should have monuments to, it's not Confederate ... talking to you from Washington, D.C.. We have the Washington Monument. We have Jefferson's Memorial. We have ... read more

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