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Confederacy



  • Setting the Lost Cause on Fire

    by Karen L. Cox

    Once revered by their communities, the United Daughters of the Confederacy today are simply out of step with change sweeping the South and the nation.



  • Named For The Enemy

    by Ty Seidule

    "The military has perhaps the most diverse workforce in the country. That is something to be proud of. Yet we must ensure that no one who volunteers to protect America works in a place named for someone who committed treason to protect slavery."



  • Confederate Monument Defaced in Downtown Huntsville

    Both the Madison County Commission, which has jurisdiction over the statue, and the Huntsville City Council have passed resolutions calling for the statue to be moved to the city-owned Maple Hill Cemetery.



  • The Next Lost Cause?

    by Caroline E. Janney

    The South’s mythology glamorized a noble defeat. Trump backers may do the same.


  • Learning from Lincoln: Meeting Crisis with Action

    by William L. Barney

    The United States is at a crossroads. The path chosen will determine whether contemporary America resumes its role as a beacon of hope and progress to the rest of the world or joins the Confederate slaveholders of the past among history’s losers. 



  • Trump Equates Support for Confederate Flag with Black Lives Matter

    Trump said on Sunday, “I’m not offended either by Black Lives Matter, that’s freedom of speech. You know the whole thing with cancel culture – we can’t cancel our whole history. We can’t forget that the north and the south fought.”