After 20 Years of Solo Protest, a Texas Man is Thisclose to Toppling a Confederate Monument
Persistence is resistance.
WATCH: Kneeling Protests and Confederate Monuments Converge for Shreveport Family
In a new mini-documentary, The New York Times profiles a mother who fought to remove a long-standing Confederate monument—and her teenage son who was prevented from kneeling before a high school football game.
Mississippi School Drops Jefferson Davis Moniker to Honor Barack Obama
Starting in 2018, the students will attend Barack Obama International Baccalaureate Elementary School.
South Carolina State Reps Propose Memorial for Black Confederate Soldiers
Confederate sympathizers have promoted stories about Black Civil War veterans—the vast majority of whom were enslaved peoples, conscripted into Confederate service—since the 1970s.
This Supa Dupa Fly Petition Wants to Replace a Virginia Confederate Statue with Missy Elliott's Likeness
“She rose to become a platinum recording artist with over 30-million albums sold. All this without even once owning a slave.”
Activists Who Helped Topple Durham Confederate Statue Face Charges As Baltimore, Philadelphia Authorities Tackle Monuments
Takiyah Thompson was the first person charged with participation and incitement of a riot for helping to tear down a Confederate memorial in Durham.
Black Leaders Fight to Remove Arizona's Confederate Monuments
Part of the state was a Confederate territory with legalized slavery. Black community activists want to remove monuments commemorating that history.
New Orleans Removes First of Four Confederate Statues
Mayor Mitch Landrieu: “We can remember these divisive chapters in our history in a museum or other facility where they can be put in context—and that’s where these statues belong.”
New Orleans Activist Receives Death Threats After Action Against Andrew Jackson Statue
Quess Moore was threatened after a group he’s involved in, Take Em Down NOLA, attempted to remove an Andrew Jackson monument over the weekend.
Two Charlotte Confederate Monuments Latest To Be Vandalized
One monument, which honored Confederate soldiers upholding the ‘Anglo-Saxon civilization of the South,’ was covered in cement.