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According to the members of “The Committee” both the chapel’s Confederate flags and its use by “neo-confederates” have contributed to “both the past and current racial bigotry and discrimination found […]
There seems to be some confusion about my response to yesterday’s story surrounding a list of demands made by students at W&L concerning their school’s relationship with Confederate heritage. Let […]
Update: Thanks to Stuart W. Sanders, who at one time worked as a docent at the Lee Chapel, for providing some context to this discussion. Update #2: Here is W&L […]
There is a reason why white supremacists align themselves with a history that includes individuals like Nathan Bedford Forrest and symbols such as the Confederate flag. The history and legacy […]
You would think that the Sons of Confederate Veterans would issue a clear statement condemning the way in which these Waldron High School teens have chosen to display the flag. […]
This morning I received an email from a student at Walpole High School, who read my last post on the Confederate flag. His email and my response follow.
Next month I am scheduled to give a talk in Walpole, Massachusetts as part of their Civil War 150 commemoration. In my discussion with the event organizer I was reminded […]
Update: Just in case you are curious as to what is in my Civil War library (2009 edition). #2 Just heard via Twitter from Josh Glasstetter of the SPLC that […]
Last night I returned from an incredible 5-day trip through the civil rights South with a wonderful group of students. Among other things, we sat together in the Ebeneezer Baptist […]
Ultimately, the question of whether Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell becomes the next president of the College of Charleston will be decided by school officials. McConnell is one among three finalists […]