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Confederate monument in Tallahassee under fire again

By JPF20X30 / January 21, 2020

Trouble is brewing in Tallahassee with revisionist trying to destroy history.  The obelisk-style monument was dedicated in 1882 and moved onto the grounds of what is now the Old State Capitol in 1923. The words etched into the stone dedicate the monument to preserving the memory of men who fought for Florida in the Civil […]

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Charlottesville Judge Says Confederate Statues Don’t Have Discriminatory Message

By JPF20X30 / September 13, 2019

Judge Richard Moore says the 1904 state statute was amended several times, covers all wars, and statues don’t have a discriminatory message.   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A Charlottesville judge is denying an equal protection claim from city attorneys over Confederate statues. Judge Richard Moore said Wednesday, September 11, that the 1904 state statute was […]

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Group Puts Up Billboard Calling for Removal of Seattle Confederate Monument

By Celeste Widman / November 2, 2018

The Make It Right Project erected a billboard on capitol hill, reminding local Seattle residents of Confederate memorial found in the Lakeview Cemetary. The Seattle monument was built by the United Daughters of Confederacy, who has advocated for its movement to a more appropriate location. The Seattle monument is carved from a piece of Stone […]

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“Keep NYC Trash Free,” Signs in New York City Say about Socially Conservative Trump Supporters

By Celeste Widman / November 2, 2018

Are these signs trash or treasure? Commuters all throughout New York City wondered that last week about posters that popped up all around the city bearing the slogan “Keep NYC Trash Free” and depicting MAGA hat wearing, Bible carrying, and other conservative signifying characteristics white people. These posters have the NYC Sanitation logo but their […]

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Mississippi judge removes state flag from courtroom, Buy it here.

By Celeste Widman / October 29, 2018

Judge Carlos Moore, a Mississippi municipal judge, removed the old state flag from his courtroom on his first day because of the confederate emblem displayed on it. Judge Moore did this in defiance of multiple death threats. A new Stennis flag, without the emblem, has taken it’s place. Judge Moore unsuccessfully has tried to sue […]

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Monumental decision: Should it stay or should it go?

By Celeste Widman / October 29, 2018

Debates about removing confederate monuments are increasing nationally, and the debate has now extended to the University of Tampa, community, where discussions have continued. Tampa Bay has been removing several such Confederate statues and monuments, and there still has not been a consensus between both sides. Some believe that heritage is important and to remove […]

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