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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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Tennessee Republicans Punish Memphis For Removing Confederate Statues
The majority-black city is out $250,000 in funds for its bicentennial.
John Oliver Has A Message For Anyone Still Trying To Defend Confederate Statues
He also some ideas on how to replace these pro-slavery monuments.
Defenders Of Confederate Monuments Keep Trying To Erase History
Adam H. Domby
Assistant Professor of History, College of Charleston
Claims that the Confederacy didn't fight to uphold slavery are disputed by Confederate generals themselves.
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Washington National Cathedral To Remove Windows Honoring Confederate Leaders
After two years of deliberation, the Episcopal hub has decided to take down representations of Gens. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
Lawmaker Who Wants Confederate Monuments Removed Gets Anonymous Racist Threat
South Carolina State Rep. Wendell Gilliard says an email called him a "n****r" and told him to go back to Africa.
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The Photos In My Phone's Camera Roll Taught Me About White Supremacy
Maria Thompson Corley
Liberal Christian mom, Juilliard-trained musician, writer, voi...
Thoughts on remembering moments you can't have back.
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New Memorial In Alabama Honors Confederate Soldiers
The monument was placed on private land and dedicated to "Unknown Alabama Confederate Soldiers."
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Trump's Logic Regarding Confederate Monuments Is Dangerous And Dunderheaded
The president is advocating rosy memorials for former enemies of the state.
How Other Countries Memorialize History
The United States is deciding the future of its confederate statues. We can learn from other countries how to represent the past.
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The Confederate General Who Was Erased
Associate Professor of History, University of Chicago
There's a reason you won't find many monuments in the South to one of Robert E. Lee's most able deputies.
Ex-Trump Spokeswoman Tells Fox News That Slavery Is 'Good' History
Katrina Pierson's comment did not go over well with Wendy Osefo.
Thousands Protest White Supremacy In New Orleans
"We want all statues dedicated to white supremacists taken down," an organizer said.
ARTS & CULTURE
Instead Of Focusing On Yesterday's Monuments, Artists Are Building Tomorrow's
A years-long project in Philadelphia called Monument Lab asks, "What monuments would we build to reflect our values as a city?"
Stephen Colbert Just Figured Out Why The South Lost The Civil War
"Late Show" host busts out his impression of a Confederate general.
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Several States Have Erected Laws To Protect Confederate Monuments
A maze of statutes has been designed to protect those statues.
Hundreds Line Up, Dozens Ask To Be Arrested For Destroying Confederate Statue
"All of us are here, and we are willing to take whatever responsibility, whatever consequences come along with the removal of that statue."
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