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I have always felt a bit like an outsider compared to those of you who can trace your family’s history back to the Civil War. Thanks to John Stones, who […]
Arden Wells is running for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana. In this short video he addresses the Confederate monument debate in New Orleans. Wells supports maintaining the monuments in their […]
I couldn’t agree more. You can start here.
Even the Museum of the Confederacy/American Civil War Museum gets it. The Confederate battle flag is a toxic symbol that ought to be displayed exclusively in a setting where it […]
Update: I cobbled together my thoughts on this topic for The Daily Beast. They have already been sighted at the Gettysburg National Cemetery, the Flight 93 National Memorial and even […]
Like many of you I have gone through the full range of emotions over the past few days in response to the shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, St. Paul, Minnesota […]
For those of you who need a translation of the newspaper headline, it reads “Gone With the Wind.” Very appropriate, indeed. This coming Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the […]
I don’t think the Brits could have asked for a more appropriate and moving tribute to those soldiers who were lost on this 100th anniversary of the battle of the […]
This visual meme that I found on Facebook yesterday beautifully captures the broader story that I tell in the final chapter of my book on the myth of the black […]
Just a few days ago President Obama announced the creation of the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America’s National Park System. The police raid and community response […]