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I’ve seen a lot of beautiful things in my life. I’ve been in the Sagrada Familia and The Louvre. I’ve seen Vienna and I’ve seen Bangkok. I’ve been at Copan and I’ve been at Ayutthaya. I’ve been in the deserts of New Mexico and I’ve been in the deserts of Bolivia. I’ve walked through Times […]
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Ralph Northam’s past may be, uh, racially problematic, but he’s certainly making up for it now. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond’s prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associated Press. The governor will […]

A Partial Victory

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On August 16, 2015

The University of Texas did a good thing by deciding to remove the Jefferson Davis statue from public display on campus and move it into its US history museum. But the decision to keep up the Robert E

A good use of Congress’ time in 1975. On this date, Congress voted to restore U.S. citizenship to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. On this date, in 1975. pic.twitter.com/TAZjBEN3os — Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) July 22, 2015 I’m glad the nation can’t issue a national official apology for slavery but can find time to rehabilitate […]

On Lee…

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On August 28, 2012

The tangle between Robert E. Lee imagery, Confederacy worship, white supremacy, and human rights is far too complex to take on in anything shorter than a three volume set (although here’s a scre

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