Confederate Statues


This Teenager Made History and Pissed Off Racists Everywhere

Zyahna Bryant wrote the petition that sparked the movement against the Robert E. Lee Statue in Charlottesville. A year later, violent racists held the tragic Unite the Right rally.


Donald Trump's highly abnormal presidency: the week of Oct. 30

He lamented he can't do what he'd "love to be doing" because he's not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department.


The Strange Story of Seattle's Suddenly Controversial Lenin Statue

For two decades, the communist leader has loomed over the city's quirkiest neighborhood. Now the mayor wants it gone.


A Kentucky mayor has fought for years to remove Confederate statues

President Trump made his opposition to the removal of confederate monuments very clear, but he may already be behind the curve, as communities like Lexington, Kentucky, take action on their own.


So, You Want to Remove Your Town's Confederate Monuments

Lessons learned from New Orleans's long but ultimately successful effort to unseat its rebel statues.


The Confederate Statue Topplers Are Already Screwed

A North Carolina defense lawyer explains how even if the people accused of taking out a monument to confederate soldiers get off, their lives will be changed forever.


Here's What Got President Clinton Impeached Nearly Two Decades Ago

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.


Car slams into Black Lives Matter protesters in Charlottesville

At least one protester was killed and several injured when a car plowed into a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters during an increasingly violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday.


Removing Confederate Statues Won't Change America's Ugly Past

Symbolic victories may ease white guilt, but they won't put black kids through school or pay for their legal defense.