With all these Confederate statues being removed around the country, one must wonder where they will end up? President Donald Trump described them as “beautiful monuments” that will be missed. However, many people see them as racist and glorifications of the actions of the Confederacy during the Civil War. I mean, part of the country […]
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida ruled against displaying a Christian cross on public property in Pensacola, Florida. The case concerns a 34-foot concrete cross in Pensacola’s Bayview Park. The cross being displayed was obviously promoting Christianity over other religions, and it should not be in a public park, unless […]
After several months of heated debate, the New Orleans City Council voted 6-1, Thursday, to cast off the long shadow of Dixie and remove four prominent Confederate monuments around town. One of the four monuments to be removed is an enormous statue of Robert E. Lee that has been central to the city since 1884 […]
Facebook’s slow removal of racist hate speech may be even less appreciated than the social media giant thought.
Just hours after South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from her state’s capitol grounds, the speaker of the Mississippi state house called for the removal of the Confederate battle emblem from his state’s flag. Since 1894, the Mississippi state flag has included the Confederate battle flag in […]
It may have taken the racially motivated and cold-blooded murder of nine people to do it, but we may be one step closer to seeing the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the South Carolina State House. Earlier today, Governor Nikki Haley called for the state legislature to move the flag […]