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MEMPHIS (AP) — Relatives of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest are demanding $30 million from […]

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Eight people were arrested Saturday following another protest over the toppling of a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina.

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Protesters at North Carolina’s flagship university toppled a Confederate statue in the heart of campus […]

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For more than 100 years, “Silent Sam,” a bronze statue representing a Confederate soldier, stood vigil on the campus of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Citing cherry-picked facts from the U.S. census, a Cobb County, Ga. woman tried her darnedest to argue that African-American slavery "wasn't so bad."

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The battle to remove confederate monuments reignited last month after a group of white supremacists […]

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A Missouri lawmaker is under fire after saying he hoped whoever is responsible for defacing […]

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A Missouri state representative is in hot water after saying that he hoped whoever was responsible for vandalizing a Confederate statue was caught and hanged...

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Goodbye, Robert E. Lee; Hello W.E.B.: Hungarian Sculptor Wants to Honor Black Heroes Now That […]

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In the wake of Charlottesville, President Donald Trump lobbed a provocative proposition: When it comes […]

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Don’t want your Confederate monuments? No worries. A Florida city commissioner is willing to take […]

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On Thursday, President Trump doubled down on his comments defending the presence of Confederate effigies across the country.

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  With the recent unrest in Charlottesville, Va., spurring efforts to bring down Confederate monuments […]

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The former Speaker of the House said that the efforts to remove Confederate memorials had taken a "destructive" turn.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as cemented to the […]

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hundreds of people turned out Saturday in New Orleans historic French Quarter to protest a statue of Andrew Jackson and Confederate monuments in the city...

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