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Southern Pride

The Tail-Eating Head of North Carolina Politics

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 03.28.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Byrd

When you alienate people you alienate the people who love them. You alienate the people who believe in love. And that's a lot of people. I still believe that's most North Carolinians.

Dear White Friends, If You Like The Confederate Flag, Then You Hate Me

Brandon Patterson | Posted 07.09.2016 | Black Voices
Brandon Patterson

Immediately, I felt embarrassed. I felt degraded. I felt unwelcome. I felt stupid. I felt dirty. I felt unequal. I felt violated. I felt like a N*gger.

Signs of Change: A Flag, A Shirt...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.04.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Our nation's biggest arguments are often captured in majestic words, or dramatic photos. But sometimes it's a simple piece of cloth...

Southern Pride?

Tim Arnold | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Tim Arnold

The scab has been ripped from this terrible wound. The horse is out of the barn, as some would put it. Confederate sympathizers are being taken to task.

Gov Nikki Haley: Take Down That Flag!

Tim Arnold | Posted 06.19.2016 | Black Voices
Tim Arnold

By refusing to lower its Confederate flag in front of the state capital to half-mast, South Carolina is raising its middle finger to America. It's ev...

Let's Stop Pretending the Confederate Flag Isn't a Symbol of Racism

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Krystie Yandoli

In tiptoeing around what "Southern pride" is actually representative of and refusing to condemn the Confederate flag as the horrific reminder of human slavery and discrimination it is, we're inherently encouraging modern-day acts of racism and ideologies that are straight-up wrong.