Book Tour: Fall 2019

As I mentioned the other day, Searching For Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth (UNC Press) will hit the shelves late August/early September. I know it might seem […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 01/12

Elliott J. Gorn, Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till (Oxford University Press, 2018). David K. Graham, Loyalty on the Line: Civil War Maryland in American Memory (University […]

A Conversation With the Washington Post

A couple of weeks ago I responded to a profile piece in The Washington Post about Frank Earnest, who is a vocal member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The […]

Gregory Newson’s Black Confederate World

I don’t discuss Gregory Newson in my forthcoming book about the black Confederate myth, but he is certainly a very passionate and vocal advocate of this particular narrative. It’s easy […]

A New Black Confederate Monument in Kentucky

Update: A few people have speculated that the image below may have been Photoshopped. I can confirm that this is not the case after receiving additional photographs this morning. I […]