News From Around the South 10/12 to 10/19

News From Around the South 10/12 to 10/19

NORTH CAROLINA: Lexington Confederate Monument Moved At Night DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Confederate statue was removed overnight in Lexington, police confirmed Friday. Penny Burkhart, a Lexington resident, told WXII 12 News that the public was unable to view the...
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Better Off

You might think that, so close to election time, everyone would understand how our government works. Evidently, that’s not correct — or people are pretending not to know, because they are afraid they won’t get the outcome they want. Let’s start with...
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Racial Discrimination

During slavery, many black women, often in a forcible union with a white man, bore mixed-race children. Based on their percentage of white blood, they were deemed “mulattos,” “quadroons,” “octoroons” or even...
News From Around the South 10/5 to 10/12

News From Around the South 10/5 to 10/12

WEST VIRGINIA: Civil War Trails See Influx of Interest in Pandemic MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — All around the area and up and down the East Coast, Civil War Trails signs can be found, highlighting areas that played vital parts in American history. Since the start of the...