One of the real heroic acts of the modern age was when Bree Newsome (now Bree Newsome Bass) climbed the flag pole at the South Carolina statehouse to take the down the Treason in Defense of Slavery fl
There are a scary number of white supremacists in the military. These are people who love the Confederate flag and everything the Confederacy stood for. Treason in defense of slavery might be old hat,
Tony Horwitz has died suddenly, only 60 years old. I can’t say what an important book Confederates in the Attic was when it came out in 1998. It’s really a pioneering book in the popular u
There’s a big country music festival every year near Brownsville, Oregon. An African-American guy was there, in my supposedly progressive state. He saw a jerk who had a Confederate flag on his t
In case I haven’t made the point that Confederate revivalism was directly connected to white backlash to the civil rights movement enough, here’s another brick in the wall. For several dec
This guy really sums up the modern Republican Party. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office charged Rep. Chris Corley (R) with first-degree domestic violence and pointing and presenting a firearm for the
It’s nice that Congressional Republicans tried to use the Zika funding bill for the all-important goal of reversing the ban on flying the Confederate flag in national cemeteries.
For a brief moment last year, it seemed like anti-Confederate activism was making institutional pushes against Confederate symbolism in southern state governments. But it was just a moment. It is now