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Confederate Monuments



  • Monumental statue of black man defies Confederate monuments

    A massive bronze sculpture of a young black man with dreadlocks astride a muscular horse was permanently installed Tuesday in Virginia’s capital city, not far from one of the country’s most prominent displays of Confederate monuments. 



  • A University’s Betrayal of Historical Truth

    by David W. Blight, W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Kevin M. Levin

    The University of North Carolina agreed to pay the Sons of Confederate Veterans $2.5 million—a sum that rivals the endowment of its history department.



  • Historians Should End Silence on Silent Sam

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    It’s precisely because the statue embodies white supremacy that it should remain on the campus, in a history center that tells its full and hateful story. And my fellow historians should be the first people to say that.