Great piece here in Texas Observer by Gabriel Arana about his own great-grandfather's racism and how that connects to the cult of the Confederacy in Texas. The Confederate Soldiers Monument.
This is the grave of Edwin Jemison. Born in 1844 in Milledgeville, Georgia, Jemison grew up in the slaveholding class. Like many southern slavers, the family invested in new lands.
Interesting idea: An African-American museum has proposed melting down a statue of Robert E. Lee that was recently taken down in Charlottesville, and then using the bronze material to create.
Good! Four years after a woman was killed and dozens were injured when white nationalists protested the planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va., workers.
Well this is one way to really stick it to neo-Confederates. A Confederate monument valued at $500,000 was stolen in March from a Selma cemetery, officials confirmed today.This morning, a.
Gwinnett County, Georgia put up a Confederate monument in......1993! It's now coming down. At 10:01 p.m. Thursday night, the 28-year-old Confederate monument that stood in Lawrenceville’s downtown square lay in.
This is the grave of Ulysses S. Grant, III. Born in Chicago in 1881, Grant grew up the grandson of the great general and less great president. He didn't know.
The historian Ana Lucia Araujo has a good essay on Confederate monuments and how to respond to the idea that taking them down or renaming things named after these racist.