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Confederate Statue In New Orleans Spray-Painted With 'F**k This S**t'
The monument has been vandalized at least twice before.
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American Students Aren't Learning The Full Truth About Slavery
Students often get only a superficial view of the atrocity that built the country, a new study finds.
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Why Black People Own Guns
HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed.
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Memphis Removes Confederate Statues From Park After Private Sale
A statue of Confederate general and KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest came down first on Wednesday, just hours after the sale ordinance was signed.
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The Widening Gap Between Our Politics And Our Civil Society
Peter H. Schuck
Professor Emeritus, Yale Law School; Author, 'One Nation Undec...
Why does our civil society ― the domain of markets, nonprofit groups, families, and neighborhood life ― flourish while our
'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer Solves Major Marvel Mysteries
"Who the hell are you guys?"
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GOP Civil War Returns To Its Alabama Roots
President, Fiscal Strategies Group
It is appropriate that what may be a defining moment in the Republican Party civil war revolves around a senate race in Alabama
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There Is No Debate: The Tyranny Of The Mobilized Uninformed
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
Recent outrage expressed toward Ta-Nehisi Coates reveals our irrational celebration of debate.
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As Ed Gillespie’s Campaign Goes, So Goes The Memory Of The Civil War
Vice President, SKDKnickerbocker; previously the Obama White H...
Historian David Blight once said that “The civil war sits like the giant sleeping dragon of American history ever ready to
Both Sides Of John Kelly, Chief Of Staff
Once hailed as the voice of reason by people on both sides of the political aisle, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is now facing mounting criticism.
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Historians Clap Back At The Trump Administration's Civil War History
Writers, historians and documentarians like Ken Burns have a lot to say about Chief of Staff John Kelly’s understanding of the Civil War.
Stephen Colbert Ridicules John Kelly's Take On The Civil War
"You’re a general and you don't know why the Civil War happened?"
'Late Night' Writer Expertly Schools John Kelly On The Civil War
“Lack of compromise? That's an awfully strange way to pronounce 'slavery.'"
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Sen. Tim Scott Responds To John Kelly: 'No Compromise To Make' On Civil War
The White House chief of staff said the war was caused by the inability to compromise.
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John Kelly's Remarks On Civil War Blasted By Congressional Black Caucus Head
The White House chief of staff "needs a history lesson," Rep. Cedric Richmond says.
John Kelly's Thoughts On The Civil War
In a bizarre interview, White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly said “both sides” were honorable during the Civil War, while also defending Robert E. Lee and Christopher Columbus.
John Kelly's Dangerous Historical Revisionism
, Guest Writer
The White House chief of staff is tragically ignorant about the history of the country he serves.
John Kelly And The History That Never Was
Analyst, social justice advocate, and blogger at What We Know
The White House chief of staff has proven himself just as ignorant about history and complicit in oppression as his boss.
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