There’s a Time Capsule in Robert E. Lee’s Statue, but No One Can Find It
It may or may not contain a picture of President Abraham Lincoln lying in his coffin—a great find, if it exists.
Activists Stole a Confederate Memorial and Are Threatening to Turn It Into a Toilet
A group calling itself White Lies Matter has taken responsibility, and has made some demands.
GOP State Senate Candidate Is Very Sorry for KKK Halloween Costume in High School
Four former students who were there recalled being traumatized, one "to the point of tears."
Public Submissions for Mississippi’s New Flag Are Exactly What You’d Expect
Beer cans, eggplant emojis, and, of course, Elvis.
We Talked to the Sons of Confederate Veterans About Why They're Defending Racist Monuments
The group has been revising Civil War history for 125 years. We asked them why.
Time's Up for Monuments to Teddy Roosevelt, Francis Scott Key, and Ulysses S. Grant
From Paris to Raleigh to New York, the global reckoning with white supremacy is bringing a lot more statues down.
White supremacists planned a Super Bowl rally at the birthplace of the modern KKK. Here's how it fell apart.
First, they couldn't get a permit. Then, they got kicked off Facebook.
Faculty consider leaving college named for Robert E. Lee after president rejects recommended changes to campus
One black humanities professor, T.J. Tallie, left the school last year over its unwillingness to make changes that would attract a more diverse student body.
Protesters tore down Confederate statue "Silent Sam," but UNC is bringing it back
University says the statue "has a place" in its history and on campus.
A Texas high school won’t get rid of its Robert E. Lee namesake
The motion to rename Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler Independent School District was formally introduced into the meeting on Monday, but no board member seconded the motion and the proposal failed.
At least 110 Confederate monuments have been taken down in the last 3 years
And three new Confederate monuments have been dedicated.
College named for Robert E. Lee is considering reparations to descendants of 84 slaves it owned
The Confederate general served as president of Washington and Lee University and is buried in a shrine on campus.