At Fairmont Senior High, a host of clothing and accessories are
prohibited, from boxer shorts and pajama bottoms to trench coats of any
color. Students are also not permitted to wear accessories that could
be gang-related, including chains or the Confederate flag.
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth
“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History