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.
I was unable to identify this one, but once again the message is clear.
The other day I came across this Facebook status update from one of my friends.