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Jefferson County hires artist to paint more diverse view of society

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times A Jefferson County Commission Committee approved paying an Alabama artist to create a new mural to add to the controversial,...

Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

By Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor says she wants to explore removing the city's Confederate monuments, "following in the footsteps of New...

Civil War Reenactment Set for September 5-6 at Point Mallard Park

Decatur, Alabama (August 20, 2015) – Labor Day is quickly approaching and the north Alabama region boasts plenty of things to see and do...

KKK Rally Shows Racial Hate Still Strong in South Carolina

By Michael H. Cottman, BlackAmericaWeb.com “They took our flag, so be it. They’re taking our heritage from us. They’re taking the freedom out of America.”—William...

Black Mississippi Flag Supporter Dies in Traffic Accident

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car...

The Latest: Confederate Flag Is Removed in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Jul 10, 2015, 10:35 AM ET The latest on the Confederate flag in South Carolina (all times local): ——— 10:30 a.m. President Barack Obama says...

Rep. Sewell Issues Statement on the Removal of the Confederate Flag...

The Congresswoman says the Confederate flag is a part of the South’s past, and that is where it should remain Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri...

Time Will Tell if Furling the Rebel Flag Means Deeper Change

By ALLEN G. BREED and JAY REEVES
Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new...

Why the South’s Defeat was a Victory for Human Progress The...

by JOHN WIGHT Counterpunch If ever a cause was unworthy, that cause was the US Confederacy. If ever a cause was righteously defeated, it was the...

First Service After Shootings At Emanuel Church: ‘Through All Of This,...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church opened its tall, wooden doors to the world Sunday, embracing strangers who walked in from...

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