Confederate President Jefferson Davis Statue Comes Down At UT Despite Protests From Southern Heritage Group
University of Texas at Austin has removed a statue of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis. A Confederate heritage group sought to thwart the plans, but ultimately failed.
Confederate Symbol Controversy: New Orleans Historic Commission Votes To Remove Monuments Of Civil War Leaders
The decision is not final but the commission's opinion "does hold some weight" if it goes before the city council.
The boycott began in 2000, the same year the Confederate flag was moved from atop the Statehouse building to an area on its grounds.
Confederate Flag Removal Live Stream: South Carolina Ceremony Held To Take Down Contentious Symbol After Intense Debate By Lawmakers
After days of intense debate and a decisive vote by South Carolina lawmakers, the Confederate flag was taken down Friday from above the Statehouse complex.
The South Carolina House approved a bill early Thursday to take down the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds. Gov. Nikki Haley is expected to sign the bill within days.
South Carolina Confederate Flag Live Stream: Watch House Members Debate Final Passage Of Law To Remove Civil War Relic
After the debate and consideration of amendments, the removal of the Confederate battle flag is expected to today win overwhelming approval from South Carolina House members.
South Carolina Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse; Still Needs House Vote
The South Carolina Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse. A House vote is next.
Yale University Petition To Rename Calhoun College Joins Nationwide Pushback Against Confederate Symbols
Calhoun College, one of Yale's 12 residential schools, is named after 1804 alumnus John C. Calhoun — "one of the most prolific defenders of slavery in American history."
UNC's 'Silent Sam' Confederate Soldier Statue Vandalized With Spray Paint Reading 'Black Lives Matter' And 'Murderer'
A statue featuring a Confederate soldier at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has been vandalized.
In Mississippi, the Confederate battle emblem is sewn right into the state flag. The history and pain of those stars and bars still runs deep in the Magnolia State.
Confederate Flag On College Campuses: Where Race, White Supremacy And Tradition Collide In The South
It's as though “there are people telling you ‘you do not belong’ ” on campus, a recent black graduate of Louisiana State University said.
Confederate Flag Opinion After Charleston Shooting: Attitudes Shifts Toward Negative As Southerners Debate Its True Meaning
In the wake of the recent massacre in Charleston, intense public backlash against Confederate symbols has ensued — and the debate is roaring in small rural communities.