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‘Johnny Reb’ Confederate statue has a new home in Florida

a few days ago

A Johnny Reb Confederate flag now has a new home in the state of Florida. A Confederate statue was recently removed from a downtown park in a major city in Florida. The statue is now in the city of Orlando. The memorial is 106 years old and people wanted to move it because they think […]

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Legal officer says Confederate monument can be moved but must remain in sight

5 days ago

A legal officer has said that a Confederate monument can be moved from its location, but that it must remain in sight, so that people can still look at it. State law prohibits the removal of these monuments. The idea of taking the monument down is a racially charged issue. There are opinions on both […]

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Confederate flag to be displayed during Summerville parade

6 days ago

A Confederate flag is going to be displayed during a parade in Summerville. A southern heritage group has raised a lot of concern over their intent to fly a Confederate flag at a parade. The Carolina Flaggers along with The Sons of Confederate Veterans have been issued permits to participate in the parade. People are […]

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Sons of Confederate Veterans not allowed in Collierville Christmas Parade

7 days ago

The Sons of the Confederate Veterans that fought in the Civil War are not allowed to be in a parade in Collierville that celebrates Christmas. This is happening amidst of a lot of controversy surrounding the Confederate symbol. The symbol is not allowed to be in the parade and the group was denied admission based […]

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Confederate monuments honor sacrifice

last week

The Confederate monuments honor the sacrifice that many people made. There are many people that descended from war veterans of the Civil War, and they are upset at the recent removal of monuments that they care a lot about. Confederate history and heritage has been under attack lately and many people are upset by this. […]

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Letter: War was about economics

last week

John Baxley shares the economic reasons for the civil war. High schools and politicians have changed history to make this war solely about slavery, but that issue was not the main reason for the war. The struggle was about unfair taxation, at least according to the author. The background is examined in more detail in […]

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Calling for Change: Gulfport to fly multiple Mississippi flags at city hall

a couple of weeks ago

Gulfport is going to fly many Mississippi flags at the city hall. The mayor has stated that it is almost inevitable that Mississippi will change their state flag to a less offensive symbol. The first official flag of the state, which came around in the year 1861 has been proposed. The mayor said that this […]

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St. Clair: Lee deserves a monument

a couple of weeks ago

Gene St. Clair, a computer technician, and New Castle resident wants to see a monument dedicated to Robert E. Lee erected in Richmond. Like most southerners, Lee was against secession and slavery. Abraham Lincoln wanted Lee to command the Union Army, however, Lee declined citing his loyalty to his “country”. At the end of the […]

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