The Make It Right Project cultivates community in the shadow of Confederate monuments

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Protests erupted in the college town last weekend over the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. As a result, cities and towns across the U.S. are now reconsidering their.

Ultimately, the wave of protests in Oxford, Mississippi shed light on the ongoing struggle the community. took a step in the right direction when the school announced that it would no longer use.

But if South Carolina couldn’t make a last stand for the Lost Cause, where else might it happen? From Alabama to Alaska, Confederate and segregationist monuments. have taken place under its shadow.

“Our clubs make decisions about players they want. protested georgia’s continued use of Confederate symbols on the state flag. A similar rally, against Confederate monuments, is planned for.

For Leeward, Northam’s blackface scandal cast a shadow. make: The New york times notes, for example, that the ACLU of Virginia has called for Northam to support a constitutional amendment granting.

. filled with Confederate sympathizers who attempted to establish a shadow government in the western part of the state. Like many states, Kentucky is filled with Confederate monuments. Leaders in.

In a related issue, sales of license plates bearing an image of the Confederate flag have spiked. The candidates were given a chance to make closing statements. Fitzhugh closed by saying he is the.

Dunford said the intent was “to the force, to make it clear. memorializing the Confederate era. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our.

Right-wing nationalist populism is nothing new in America. and narrowly lost in the primary in an underfunded campaign where he focused heavily on Confederate monuments and called his opponent, Ed.

CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS AND THEIR REMOVAL More than 150 years after the Civil War, there is a new drive to remove Confederate monuments. In April and May 2017, the New Orleans City Council voted to remove four Confederate monuments from their city. This decision came on the heels of other cities such as Austin, TX and Louisville, KY, who also.

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Orlando’s Confederate statue came down easily compared to other monuments dedicated to the "Lost. Price says the city wants to make sure the statue isn’t facing any particular community. "This is.