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Confederate monument has no takers

October 7, 2018

According to a proposal from Hate Free Decatur, the organization wants to create a “dialogue space” around the monument to contextualize the monument by placing plaques around it describing the historical realities of slavery and social inequality.The Truth, Restorative Justice, and Healing Place site will include an interfaith space where active listening, honest dialogue, education […]

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Why a Confederate monument endures in majority-black Port Gibson, Claiborne County

October 6, 2018

Many Confederate monuments have not survived the wave of hatred that has swept over many people. There are Confederate symbols that are scattered all across the state of Mississippi. There are plenty of statues and buildings and roads that were a part of the Confederacy. January, 1861 is the year that Mississippi seceded from the […]

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Silent Sam Confederate monument: UNC faculty to weigh in

October 5, 2018

There was a topped Confederate Monument called Silent Sam that has caused a lot of noise lately. There have been a lot of meetings on the UNC campus. The meeting is meant to come up with a resolution as to where the monument should be placed. Confederate monuments have been the subject of a lot […]

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signs Confederate Avenue name-change into law

October 5, 2018

In Atlanta, Georgia, the changing of the name of Confederate Avenue to United Avenue has been approved. The only issues expected are the bothersome change of address for the residents of the newly named street. This is a far cry from other areas, that have had extreme turmoil over the eradication of southern pride, and […]

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Tear Them Down!

September 29, 2018

There are a lot of people that would like to tear down the Confederate statues because they want to create disorder and they have hatred towards it that gets attention. A lot of people are out to destroy them, but if they understood history and how much these statues are cherished, they would likely change […]

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Counterpoint: Not every Confederate statue represents something bad

September 28, 2018

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Confederate monuments lately and there have been a lot of vandalism in the country. Each monument has different meaning and they all need to be held in high regard because they are very complex and difficult things to create. The history of every country is not good. […]

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Poll: Overwhelming disapproval for toppling of Silent Sam

September 28, 2018

Silent Sam still stands as a proud Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina. He’s been standing a long time as a symbol of that era. But Sam may be in danger. Will popular discontent cause Sam to be removed? You can find out, and even express your vote if you wish. Poll: Overwhelming […]

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Opinion/Letter: Confederacy issue is distorted

September 27, 2018

The writer of the article suggests that he has a right to defend, and support his Confederate heritage. Regardless of public viewpoints. With the argument being that his ancestors died for what they believed in, and there is nothing wrong with that. However, it is flawed thinking. The biggest reason the confederates went to war […]

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Destroying monuments buries history

September 27, 2018

Removing statues and monuments that have long history is insulting for some people. The statues and monuments have meaning and historical value. The author was discussing about all the removals of several monuments in his hometown of Durham. He is saying that there are monuments across the world that may be offensive to some, but […]

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