More Talk About Confederate Monuments

Update: Tweets from this session are now available on Storify. All indications are that yesterday’s panel discussion at the annual meeting of the National Council on Public History on Confederate […]

“All I Know Is What’s On the Internet”

Currently working on completing a detailed TOC as part of my book proposal on the Myth of the Black Confederate Soldier. I think I just found the perfect title for chapter […]

Who Made Up This “Rebellious Mob”?

No university has done more to come to terms with its Confederate and racial past than the University of Mississippi. Yesterday, the announcement that the school would install a plaque […]

Virginia Governor Vetoes HB 587

A couple of days ago I voiced my disagreement with a bill that the Virginia legislature hoped to pass that would prevent local communities from making decisions about what to […]

Update on My Black Confederates Book

I have received numerous emails over the past year inquiring as to when my book, tentatively titled, Searching For Black Confederate Soldiers, will be completed. While I greatly appreciate the […]

The Nightly Show Travels to Gettysburg

Larry Wilmore offers this brief commentary on the Confederate flag rally that took place this past weekend at Gettysburg. This is certainly not as entertaining as some of his earlier […]