Protests Force Reckoning

Protests Force Reckoning

The anger in the days after George Floyd’s killing is fueling a national movement to topple perceived symbols of racism and oppression in the United States, as protests over police brutality against African-Americans expand to include demands for a more honest...
Cancel White Men — Then What?

Cancel White Men — Then What?

“Can we all just get along?” That was the plea of Rodney King after a Simi Valley jury failed to convict any of the four cops who beat him into submission after a 100-mile-an-hour chase on an LA freeway. King’s plea came after the 1992 LA riots, the...
News From Around the South 6/8 to 6/15

News From Around the South 6/8 to 6/15

VIRGINIA: Residents Sue to Stop Lee Statue Removal RICHMOND, VA  — Six Monument Avenue residents have filed a lawsuit in hopes of blocking Gov. Ralph Northam’s attempt to remove the Robert E. Lee statue. The lawsuit, filed Monday in Richmond Circuit Court,...
A Knee On Our Throats

A Knee On Our Throats

For two months now, most of America has endured a government-imposed lockdown. I hate to use that word — lockdown — as it connotes locking prisoners into their cells during prison disturbances. But it is the word that the government itself uses when referring to its...
Confederate Slave Hunts & Gettysburg

Confederate Slave Hunts & Gettysburg

Civil War historians are apt to recite one well-known fact about the battle of Gettysburg—that despite the immense carnage which blanketed the fields outside of the small Pennsylvania borough, the Civil War’s bloodiest battle surprisingly produced just one civilian...