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American Civil War
September 21, 2020
Douglas statue comes down, but Lincoln had racist views, too
With the nation racing to come to grips with centuries of racial sins, officials plan to remove the Capitol lawn statue of ...
September 17, 2020
Story of the Underground Railroad to Mexico gains attention
While researching U.S. Civil War history in South Texas, Roseann Bacha-Garza came across the two unique families of the ...
August 20, 2020
Congressman seeks to end park's designation as Lee memorial
A northern Virginia congressman is pursuing legislation to remove Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's name from the official ...
August 10, 2020
Trump: Convention speech locale is White House or Gettysburg
President Donald Trump said Monday that his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination will be held at ...
July 24, 2020
Virginia evicts Confederate monuments from its state Capitol
Virginia has removed from its iconic state capitol the busts and a statue honoring Confederate generals and officials.
July 23, 2020
House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol
The House has approved a bill to remove statues of Gen. Robert E. Lee and other Confederate leaders from the U.S.
July 15, 2020
Ole Miss moves Confederate statue from prominent campus spot
A Confederate monument that’s long been a divisive symbol at the University of Mississippi was removed Tuesday from a ...
July 10, 2020
Milley: Confederate names on Army bases divide the military
Confederate Army symbols within the military, including prominent Army bases named for rebel generals, are divisive and can ...
July 09, 2020
AP Explains: Confederate flags draw differing responses
Public pressure amid protests over racial inequality forced Mississippi to furl its Confederate-inspired state flag for good, ...
July 08, 2020
Richmond removes Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue
Work crews have taken down the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue, the sixth Confederate monument to be removed in ...
July 07, 2020
Richmond removes statue of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart
Work crews on Tuesday took down a monument to Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, the third major statue to be cleared away in ...
July 06, 2020
Democrats, Biden look to accelerate Southern political shift
From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan ...
July 05, 2020
As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its side
Some statues of figures from America's slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of ...
July 03, 2020
Locals: South Dakota police removed Confederate flag emblem
A South Dakota police department has removed a decal from its squad cars that featured a Confederate battle flag next to an ...
June 28, 2020
Mississippi takes step toward dropping rebel image from flag
Spectators at the Mississippi Capitol broke into cheers and applause Saturday as lawmakers took a big step toward erasing the ...
June 25, 2020
Targeted sculptures linked to Wisconsin, Civil War history
Protesters have defaced and torn down statues of historic figures during recent demonstrations against racial injustice in ...
June 21, 2020
The Latest: Religious leader criticizes toppling of statue
TOP OF THE HOUR: — San Francisco religious leader criticizes toppling of statue in Golden Gate Park. — Trump tries to tie ...
June 21, 2020
Statues toppled throughout US in protests against racism
Protesters tore down more statues across the United States, expanding the razing in a San Francisco park to the writer of ...
June 20, 2020
Beyoncé drops surprise single 'Black Parade' on Juneteenth
Beyoncé did not let Juneteenth pass without dropping one of her signature surprises — a new single called “Black Parade.
June 20, 2020
Juneteenth takes on new meaning amid push for racial justice
Protesters marched over the Brooklyn Bridge, chanted “We want justice now!” near St. Louis' Gateway Arch, stopped work at ...