News From Around the South 2/3 to 2/10

News From Around the South 2/3 to 2/10

LOUISIANA: Fight Over Confederate Flag Heads to Court NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court was set to hear arguments Tuesday over a Louisiana city’s decision to bar the Sons of Confederate Veterans from marching in a 2015 Christmas parade. Court records show the...
Acquitted But Not Exonerated

Acquitted But Not Exonerated

“The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” — George Orwell, “1984” The Senate trial of President Donald Trump ended not with a bang but a whimper. What different outcome could...
Six Busted Civil War Myths

Six Busted Civil War Myths

War Myths (Image credit: Arlington National Cemetery) One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War began, its echoes are still felt across the United States in lingering divisions between North and South, in debates over the flying of the Confederate flag, and even...
News From Around the South 1/27 to 2/3

News From Around the South 1/27 to 2/3

SOUTH CAROLINA: Confederate Relic Room Ponders Name Change COLUMBIA, S.C. — Museums nationwide are facing fierce competition for both eyes and wallets amid shrinking government resources. South Carolina’s oldest military history museum is no different. But the...