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A Reminder to Cuba: Still the US Is Not Your Friend

By James Strong Advice is like applesauce. It tastes sweet to the tongue at first, but then dissolves into a tasteless afterthought. Consequently, the statement by US...

Congresswoman Waters Applauds Flag-Raising at U.S. Embassy in Havana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in honor of the flag-raising ceremony at the U.S....

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...

After 54 years, Confederate Flag Removed From Statehouse

By Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — For the first time since the civil rights movement, the Confederate flag was removed entirely from the South Carolina...

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...

From the CAC of REV Birmingham

The Community Affairs Committee of REV Birmingham, deplores the racist terrorism at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. We send our deepest sympathy to...

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...

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