Category Archives: History

Black Artist To Livestream Burning of Confederate Flags In 13 States On Memorial Day

It seems like every day now we have something new to report about a Confederate flag that has been desecrated or a Confederate monument that has been vandalized. In the last two months, hatred of the Confederacy and hatred of … Continue reading

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Confederate Memorial Circle Celebration and Rededication In Selma, AL

Update: The Montgomery Advertiser and Selma Times Journal have stories up. Yesterday, we traveled to Selma to attend the Confederate Memorial Circle Celebration and Rededication at Live Oak Cemetery. Some of my readers may recall how three years ago the … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama, American South, Dixie, History, Negroes, Race Relations, Southern Nationalism | 23 Comments

Confirmed: City of Union Springs Removes Confederate Flags From Confederate Graves In Confederate Cemetery

Just checked on the flags in the Confederate graveyard in Union Springs. They have all been removed. #HeritageLost

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Deadline Passes: Confederate Flags Still In Union Springs Confederate Cemetery

As promised, I drove to Union Springs, AL this evening in the hope of catching Union Springs city employees on video in the act of removing the Confederate Battle Flags from the Confederate graves in the Confederate cemetery. The flags … Continue reading

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Mayor of Union Springs Issues Executive Order to Remove Confederate Flags From Confederate Graves In Confederate Cemetery

The Confederate Battle Flag controversy in Union Springs is escalating. Yesterday, I reported that some Southern patriot had restored 10 of the small Confederate Battle Flags to the graves of the Confederate soldiers buried in the Confederate cemetery in Union … Continue reading

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Confederate Flags Restored In Union Springs

H/T Johnny Adams News They’re back. Note: I wish I could take credit for this, but someone else beat me to it. BTW, the Flagging Union Springs event on June 19 is gaining steam. Come to 75 percent black Union … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Alabama, American South, Dixie, History, Race Relations, Racism | 4 Comments

The Ancient Idiot

Here’s an excerpt from the next book that I will be reviewing, Larry Siedentop’s Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism: “Religious belief shaped the character of ancient ‘patriotism’. Serving the ‘fathers-land’ emerges in the word itself. The defenders … Continue reading

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Review: The Marriage-Go-Round

Andrew Cherlin’s The Marriage-Go-Round: The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today is the third book I have consulted to learn more about the collapse of the traditional marriage, family, and gender roles in the United States. Cherlin is … Continue reading

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Is Mass Incarceration “Racist”?

In 1994, Kweisi Mfume and the Congressional Black Caucus supported and overwhelmingly voted for the Violent Crime and Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The largest crime bill in history was passed by a Democratic Congress and was signed … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, History, Race Relations | 31 Comments

Marriage and Revolution

Here’s a brief history lesson on divorce and revolution in the United States and France from Andrew Cherlin’s The Marriage-Go-Round: The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today: “It’s true that divorce was difficult to obtain, seen as … Continue reading

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