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60 Minutes: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu with Anderson Cooper on Confederate Statues

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A Natural Race Antipathy

The recent summary discharge of the three negro writers employed by the northern American Baptist Publication Society, simply, as acknowledged, because they are negroes, only adds one more to the innumerable instances that have, since the commencement of recorded history, … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Kindly General Lee – The Atlantic

Read the great article, The Myth of the Kindly General Lee, in the June 4, 2017 post on The Atlantic website, by Adam Serwer. Serwer offers several great points to refute the assertion that Confederate General Robert E. Lee was … Continue reading

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Unveiling Of Alexandria’s Confederate Monument – May 24, 1889

The laudable idea, conceived a year or two ago, of erecting a suitable monument to perpetuate to the memory of those of the historic Seventeenth Virginia regiment who yielded up their lives during the four years’ civil war, and which … Continue reading

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Memphis Makes Unusual Moves to Rid Itself of Confederate Statues

The city of Memphis sold two public parks containing Confederate monuments to a nonprofit Wednesday in a massive, months-in-the-planning operation to take the statues down overnight. The City Council unanimously approved the sale of┬áHealth Science Park, home of┬áConfederate Gen. Nathan … Continue reading

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