Florida Holidays Honoring Confederate Birthdays May Soon Be Erased
A reintroduced bill aims to eliminate Robert E. Lee Day and Jefferson Davis Day from the state's holiday calendar.
Ala. Confederate Memorial Worth $500K Held Hostage by 'White Lies Matter'
"Failure to do so will result in the monument, an ornate stone chair, immediately being turned into a toilet," the anti-racism group warned.
After Robert E. Lee's Removal, Confederate Statues Still Stand in Capitol
A statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee was quietly removed from the U.S. Capitol overnight Sunday, but statues honoring Confederate leaders and others with racist pasts remain—months after leaders of Congress urged their removal.
Where Have Confederate Statutes Been Removed? VA Mayor Latest to Order
Richmond, Virginia, Mayor Levar Stoney became the latest official to announce plans for the removal of Confederate statues, issuing a surprise executive order during a city council meeting Wednesday morning.
Kentucky Democratic Governor Hails Removal of Jefferson Davis Statue
The removal of the statue came after an 11-1 vote by the Historic Properties Advisory Commission on Friday.
Photos, Videos Show Jefferson Davis Statue Torn Down in Richmond, Virginia
Four statues forming part of a Confederate monument in Portsmouth, around 80 miles outside Richmond, were also pulled down.
Alabama Lawmakers Call for End to Commemorating Jefferson Davis' Birthday
"We should not give Davis, a traitor and racist who lived in our state for less than a year, his own state holiday," Alabama State Representative Chris England wrote Thursday.
Democrat 'Will Go Missing' Over Civil War Statue
A GOP lawmaker has deleted messages saying his former Democrat colleague "will go missing in the Okefenokee."
West Point Should Rename Its Robert E. Lee Barracks
Lee led an armed rebellion against the United States in defense of slavery.
Why HBO's 'Confederate' Will End Up Condoning Racism
Viewers will think 'Oh, that's slavery. Wow, that was terrible. I'm glad it's over and our nation has moved on.'
The Robert E. Lee Statue That Haunts Charlottesville
A statue of Robert E. Lee is at the center of the unrest in Charlottesville. It should be in a museum, says Bertram Hayes-Davis.
Is It Right to Dismantle Monuments to Our Shameful Past
The purge list includes Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, even Woodrow Wilson.
Blumenthal: What Would Lincoln Think of America First?
Trump has repudiated Lincoln's vision of America leading "the liberal party throughout the world."
How Abraham Lincoln Found His Anti-Slavery Voice
Lincoln demolished the slave-owning cause with relentless logic.
New Orleans to Remove Confederate Statues
All but one of the seven New Orleans City Council members voted in favor of removing the four statues.
Jefferson Davis Finally Brought to Account
As North/South reconciliation proves elusive, these are tough times for lost-cause iconography.
Oxford Undergraduates and the ISIS School of Art Criticism
Far from the Islamic State, young hotheads want to remove statues that have the temerity to upset them.
Jefferson Davis's Descendant Thinks the Flag Should Go
A Civil War descendant speaks out on the battle flag: "It should be put in its proper place."