Another View of the Virginia Flaggers

Accompanying text: This video was taken yesterday outside of an establishment created to foster understanding, creativity and yes…expression. However type of expression has many negative and absolutely hateful associations and […]

On the Black Confederate Front

Today I completed a rough draft of an essay on John Christopher Winsmith and his servant Spencer for the NYTs Disunion column.  Winsmith’s letters are incredibly rich and help to […]

The Civil War (orange-crate style)

Today I came across the art of Ben Sakoguchi.   Much of his work fits into his Orange Crate Label series. The 67-year-old Sakoguchi recalls seeing the labels on crates outside […]

Honor Slaves For Surviving the Confederacy

I am not surprised that public officials in Union County, North Carolina have finally authorized the inclusion of a marker/monument on courthouse grounds to honor its local slave population.  [I’ve […]