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Alabama lawmaker John Rogers seeks to separate MLK, Robert E. Lee...

A Birmingham lawmaker wants to separate the Alabama holiday that jointly honors slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert...

‘Rosa Parks Day’ approved by Senate committee, moves to full Senate

On Tuesday, the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee approved a bill which designates December 1 as "Rosa Parks Day" in Alabama. The bill, SB365, sponsored by Mobile-Democrat State...

Public schools grappling with Confederate names, images

With a new school year dawning, education officials are grappling with whether to remove the names, images and statues of Confederate figures from public...

Campaign begins in Huntsville to remove Confederate monument

The weekend’s events — where violence broke out in Charlottesville, Va. during a demonstration by white nationalists and neo-Nazi groups opposed to the removal...

Racial politics haunt GOP in the Donald Trump era

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state’s Republican primary election weeks before...

How Robert E. Lee went from hero to racist icon

Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee was vilified during the Civil War only to become a heroic symbol of the South's "Lost Cause" —...

Jac VerSteeg: Put Donald Trump on a counterfeit bill

They did it to Andrew Jackson. They did it to John Wayne. They did it to John U. Lloyd. Who? John U. Lloyd is not usually...

SPLC says 1,500 gov’t-funded Confederate symbols remain across U.S.

The Southern Poverty Law Center says more than a thousand taxpayer-funded symbols of the Confederacy persist on the American landscape. The left-leaning social justice and Civil Rights...



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