Civil War Tattoos Hedge Against Death

Civil War Tattoos Hedge Against Death

In 1876, on Oak Street between Oliver and James, a long-lost block of lower Manhattan that now lies underneath a housing project built in the 1950s, a New York Times reporter found the sign he had been looking for—“Tattooing Done Here.” Inside the shop, which he...
News From Around the South 8/20 to 8/27

News From Around the South 8/20 to 8/27

TENNESSEE: Black Pastors, Confederate Descendants Share Civil War History in Tennessee Town FRANKLIN, Tenn. — African-American pastors recently touring a restored Confederate plantation here stopped to look at the rocks in the grass near a path between the ivory...
The Death of a Hero

The Death of a Hero

The president’s former campaign chairman stands convicted of eight felony counts. The president’s formal personal lawyer is pleading guilty and cooperating. No one is above the law but the president. And with his help, all his friends are, too. What does...
Last Flag Flown Ready for Display

Last Flag Flown Ready for Display

COLUMBIA — The last Confederate flag flown on Statehouse grounds will be on display at South Carolina’s military history museum within the next few months, though exactly where remains uncertain. After three years of wrangling over exhibit costs and space, Confederate...
The Opioid Lawsuit Crisis

The Opioid Lawsuit Crisis

Money-grabbing politicians looking to cover the whopping costs of the opioid crisis are filing more than a thousand lawsuits against the prescription painkiller industry. That’s like suing the fast-food industry to pay all the societal costs of obesity....
News From Around the South 8/13 to 8/20

News From Around the South 8/13 to 8/20

NORTH CAROLINA: Protesters Topple Confederate Monument at UNC CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — More than 200 protesters toppled a controversial Confederate statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill on Monday. Video footage showed the crowd jeering...