Has the Face of Confederate Heritage Changed in the Past 50 Years?
The most common image of Americans asserting their pride in Confederate heritage over the past few weeks has been a parade of pick-up trucks decked out in flags. Some of these groups appear to have intentionally chosen routes through predominantly African American neighborhoods. We are told that these gatherings have nothing to do with race: Heritage, Not Hate.
We’ve been here before. The vehicles have changed, but not much else.
This photograph was taken in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963.