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Confederacy



  • Texas set to remove Confederate plaque from state Capitol

    “Why shouldn’t we be able to talk about the monuments on the Capitol grounds or anything else,” Johnson said. “I don’t think it’s a conversation we should be afraid to have, not in 2019 in America, in Texas.”



  • America’s Original Sin

    by Annette Gordon-Reed

    Slavery and the Legacy of White Supremacy



  • Memory and the Lost Cause

    by Danielle A. Jackson

    An incomplete nostalgia still undergirds parts of American life.



  • Silent Sam Survives

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced its recommendation that the school build a new, $5.3 million building to house the Confederate monument.



  • The Costs of the Confederacy

    In the last decade alone, American taxpayers have spent at least $40 million on Confederate monuments and groups that perpetuate racist ideology.



  • Today’s Eerie Echoes of the Civil War

    by Manisha Sinha

    We would do well to pay heed to the old enmities bubbling up in our politics: it is not that we are on the verge of another civil war, but that the Civil War never truly ended.