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Joshua Giddings on the South

December 24, 2012 // 10 Comments

Ohio In light of John Bonaccorsi’s comments in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates thread, I will share another excerpt from America Aflame: How The Civil War Created a Nation: [...]

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December 7, 2012 // 25 Comments

Dixie H/T Jackson and Pat DiLorenzo on secession: “The U.S. has become one giant plunder-seeking society whereby the “net tax consumers” now outnumber the [...]

Caribbean Project: Racism: A History

September 19, 2012 // 39 Comments

BBC Watching now … the origins of the biggest sin in modern British society. Note: This is pretty silly. Europeans were obviously trying to understand and explain what [...]

Educating Southern Nationalists

July 23, 2012 // 20 Comments

We have met the enemy … and it is ignorance, stupidity and wishful thinking Alabama Moving forward, I have started to realize just how woefully uneducated our people [...]

Eric Foner on More Than Freedom

July 16, 2012 // 93 Comments

BRA’s Nation In The Nation, Eric Foner reviews Stephen Kantrowitz’s new book, More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889. [...]


June 26, 2012 // 18 Comments

District of Corruption It seems that every day now provides fresh evidence that the Union is our misfortune: Obama’s DREAM Act executive order, the Supreme Court [...]

Review: Escape From Detroit

May 18, 2012 // 55 Comments

Escape From Detroit by Paul Kersey Michigan I’ve spent the better part of a month agonizing over how to review Paul Kersey’s Escape From Detroit for a non-OD [...]

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

March 21, 2012 // 23 Comments

"The Great Emancipator" defeats a Confederate vampire conspiracy District of Corruption Are you kidding? No, this is BRA: “Abraham Lincoln, Vampire [...]

Black History Month 2012: Review: Lumumba

February 8, 2012 // 26 Comments

Raoul Peck explores the rise and fall of Patrice Lumumba Democratic Republic of Congo Patrice Lumumba was the Congolese version of Malcolm X and Barack Hussein Obama. In June [...]

Rep. Steve Cohen on Red Tails

January 25, 2012 // 20 Comments

District of Corruption No one has told Rep. Steve Cohen that the Luftwaffe bombed Tuskegee and destroyed civilization there. He is right there are “still barriers to be [...]

OD Presents: The Reality of Tuskegee

January 22, 2012 // 25 Comments

OD Presents: The Reality of Tuskegee in 2012 Alabama In honor of the release of George Lucas’s $58 million dollar movie Red Tails, OD made a special trip to Tuskegee, [...]

The Real Sons of Confederate Veterans

January 11, 2012 // 31 Comments

The Real Sons of Confederate Veterans: Ku Klux, White League, White Line, Regulators, Red Shirts Arizona I’ve been watching the exchange between Brooks D. Simpson and [...]

BRA’s Nineteenth Century Origins

December 10, 2011 // 18 Comments

John Brown's truth is marching on. Glory, Glory, Hallelujah! Alabama Thrasymachus is disputing my contention that Black Run Amerika was born in the nineteenth century and [...]

Ta-Nehisi Coates on The Lost Cause

December 9, 2011 // 29 Comments

Ta-Nehisi Coates blames the Black Undertow on The Lost Cause Dixie Ta-Nehisi Coates and Kevin Levin are singing a hilarious duet across BRA’s blogosphere about the lack [...]

Yankee Babylon

December 8, 2011 // 55 Comments

Alabama Here’s an interesting interview with MacDonald King Ashton, the author of Yankee Babylon, about the difference between “a guilt culture” and [...]

Calhoun’s Prophecy

November 25, 2011 // 47 Comments

John C. Calhoun's prophetic vision of the rise of BRA South Carolina Editor’s Note: I’m going to leave this tacked up for the rest of the weekend because it [...]

Review: The Bloody Shirt

November 7, 2011 // 20 Comments

Stephen Budiansky's The Bloody Shirt: Terror After Appomattox Dixie Stephen Budiansky’s The Bloody Shirt: Terror After Appomattox is another one of these [...]
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