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NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Speaks Out For Immigration

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.30.2017 | Sports

One of the biggest names in NASCAR is speaking out in favor of immigration after President Donald Trump’s executive order halting the nation’s ref...

Cop Who Was Fired For Flying Confederate Flag Outside Home Sues Department, City

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics

A former Georgia police sergeant is suing her department after she says she was fired for flying a Confederate flag outside her home, in a case whose ...

The Confederate States of Trump: Get Ready!

John Sims | Posted 12.08.2016 | Black Voices
John Sims

If you are shocked about Donald Trump winning the election, don't be. Because it is more shocking that you did not see it coming. And very often folks...

Cop Who Killed Sam DuBose Was Wearing A Confederate Flag Shirt

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.09.2016 | Black Voices

New details in the case of Sam DuBose reveal that the former University of Cincinnati police officer accused of killing him was wearing a T-shirt depi...

My Fear IS White Privilege

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

I just can't take it anymore. The morning news is just too awful, especially as I now wake up every morning in my new home at Green Acre to the view o...

Judge Evokes Mississippi ‘Of Slavery, Lynchings, Pain And White Supremacy’ In Flag Ruling

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves is no fan of the Confederate flag, and judging by his ruling on Thursday, he’s also pretty critical of the entire...

This Congressman Really Loves Confederate Flags, Hates 'Racist' Harriet Tubman Bill

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics

To no one’s surprise, an Iowa congressman who complained about Harriet Tubman being the face of the new $20 bill, and who defended South Carolina’...

The Wedding: A Civil Re-Union

John Sims | Posted 06.26.2016 | Arts
John Sims

Now that we have done the Memorial Day Confederate flag burning and burial across the country two years in a row, one might think that perhaps it is time to consider a more peaceful moment of reconciliation, emotional transcendence, and patriotic unity.

U.S. Southern Baptists Formally Repudiate The Confederate Flag

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution on Tuesday repudiating the Confederate battle flag as an emblem of slavery, marking the late...

San Francisco Wedding: A Civil Re-Union

John Sims | Posted 06.14.2016 | Black Voices
John Sims

Now that we have done the Memorial Day Confederate flag burning and burial across the country two years in a row, one might think that perhaps it is t...

The Decision Not to Furl the Confederate Flag in My Classroom

Karyn Amira | Posted 06.03.2016 | Education
Karyn Amira

Right before the 2014 holiday season while in the final throes of my PhD program I was offered a job as an Assistant Professor at the College of Charl...

Did a Hacker Really Post a Facebook Meme Comparing Obama to a Chimp?

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Delta County GOP chair Linda Sorenson, who's been the focus of national media attention after sharing a racist Facebook meme comparing Obama to a chimpanzee, has apparently shared or "liked" material in the same vein in the past.

Burn and Bury Memorial: Birth of a Ritual

John Sims | Posted 05.25.2016 | Black Voices
John Sims

I propose that we Burn and Bury the Confederate flag every Memorial Day as a way to send a powerful message to ourselves as a nation that the Civil War is over, and the days of the Confederate flag and white supremacy are numbered.

House Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From VA Cemeteries

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics

In a sign of just how quickly things can change on Capitol Hill, the House adopted an amendment on Thursday to remove Confederate flags from cemeterie...

The South Plays Dixie

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Germany has no monument to the slave state that was the Third Reich or to its leaders that betrayed Germany. Why does the American South? Best course ...

South Carolina Congressman Plots To Deny Funding To The Citadel For Flying The Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

The Confederate flag hasn't flown over the South Carolina State House since summer, when a racially motivated mass shooting at a historically black ch...

Paul Ryan Says Confederate Flag 'Does Insult'

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his most direct comments to date on the issue, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) came out strongly against the Confederate flag on Wednesday...

Contesting Confederates in Charlottesville: The Hidden Histories Behind a Contemporary Debate

Ben Railton | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
Ben Railton

That's the most vital point of the memorials debate: these statues and sites don't simply capture history, but rather the process by which we have constructed and remembered it.

Second Ex-Student Admits To Placing Noose On Ole Miss Statue

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 03.25.2016 | Crime

(Reuters) -- A former University of Mississippi student pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge on Thursday, admitting to his role in draping ...

What Mississippi Educators Are Telling Students About State Sanctioned Confederate Heritage Month

ThinkProgress | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics

Jacob Walker’s students grew up seeing the Confederate flag everywhere — on T-shirts, on keychains, and on cars. He teaches Mississippi studies, w...

Your Confederate Flag Rally Doesn't Scare Me

Kezia M. Williams | Posted 03.12.2017 | Black Voices
Kezia M. Williams

As my co-worker and I approached, we were not scared when the protesters yelled their misinformed opinions at us. We were emboldened by the blood of my ancestors which fertilized the fields of a nation not yet free for all.

Trump Benefits from the GOP's Embrace of "Leftist, Racist Political Correctness," Says Colorado Republican Leader

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.01.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Billionaire Donald Trump won in South Carolina because GOP primary voters were angry at establishment Republicans for "submitting to the leftist, raci...

Another day in confederate Gettysburg

Scott Hancock | Posted 03.06.2017 | HuffPost Home
Scott Hancock

Today the Sons of Confederate Veterans 'celebrated' the confederate flag at the Peace Light Memorial on the battlefields of Gettysburg. The same battl...

Confederate Flag Dispute Ends In Felony Charge

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 03.02.2016 | Crime

A Louisiana man was arrested after a dispute over the sale of Confederate flags and white supremacist paraphernalia erupted on his property. Virgil Ra...

Mississippi, Let's Change Our Flag (Ode to Jesus and Skynyrd, Grant and Lee)

Bert Montgomery | Posted 02.28.2017 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

As a kid in the 1970s, I liked the Confederate flag because, to me, it meant Lynyrd Skynyrd. I loved Skynyrd. There was one negative thing that, as ...