Trump Rally Near Pulse Shooting Comes With Confederate Flag

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On August 12th, Donald Trump hosted a rally in Kissimmee, Florida. For almost 20 minutes prior to his speech, a Confederate flag saying “Trump 2016” hung from the railing in Silver Spurs Arena (the venue). There is heated debate about the meaning of this conflicting imagery, as well as its association with racist sentiments, and […]

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More controversy over the Confederate Flag

a few hours ago

North Fort Myers High School draws attention once more over the presence of confederate flags on their campus. Sky Hunter, a student, maintains that the school would not allow her to keep her confederate flag on her truck. This is the second time this issue has arisen, as the school came under fire last year […]

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Inside the hidden history of confederate memorials

a few hours ago

Civil war memorials can be found both north and south, often the same monument is used just with a different memorial plaque. They were often initiated by women, especially in the south, years after the war to create the community’s own history in a good light. Monuments in the south are targeted for removal, either […]

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Sons of Confederate Veterans suing Natchitoches over battle flag ban

a few hours ago

In the city of Natchitoches, LA confederate flags were banned during an annual Christmas parade. Due to the recent uprising in racial tension the city wanted to protect themselves from being seen as hateful. The group who was going to march petitioned for it to be overturned due to it’s historical nature and not as […]

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It’s American history: Removal of Confederate monuments is plain wrong

yesterday

Removing Confederate monuments is wrong according to many. It’s removing a part of history. Distasteful parts shouldn’t just be hidden away like that. They still teach us something important. They should be remembered lest they be repeated. Not everyone agrees with this, though. Some feel the monuments are a disgrace. Key Takeaways: American history has […]

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Would you have gone to war?

yesterday

A great question from Manassas National Battlefield Park. Asking readers would you go to war in an attempt to make people second guess their usually passionate responses. The author invites us to use our hindsight to look back at the past and possibly decide different than our fore fathers did in the past. Key Takeaways: […]

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A Confederate Soldier Leaves a Legacy for the World

yesterday

A number one worldwide product of today would not have been possible without the genius of a  Confederate Soldier. Without the Civil War, you could say the world may have missed out on something really BIG. It’s a fact that the beginnings of the world’s most famous soft drink can be traced back to a […]

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