Confederate Flag

The Face of Public History (Part 2)

This past week I was reminded of just how upsetting it can be for African American to have to confront the Confederate flag when visiting a Civil War site. I […]

“Heritage, Not Hate”? Ask Medgar Evers

On this day in 1963 Medgar Evers was assassinated. His murderer, Byron De La Beckwith, is shown here in front of his Mississippi home in 1990. Click here for some […]

The Crisis Pulls No Punches

Not sure how I feel about the cover of the most recent issue of The Crisis, but it sure does grab your attention. 

A Study in Irony

The founder of the Virginia Flaggers holds up the flag of a failed rebellion against the United States as she chats with a gentleman at a political event for prospective […]

No Confederate License Plates in Texas

U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks ruled earlier today that the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles did not violate the First Amendment when it denied an application by the Texas Division, […]

Brad Paisley Meet Leslie Barris

So, in addition to having trouble accessing my blog yesterday the news feed that I use to track stories related to Civil War memory is clogged with articles about the […]