Selma recounts the events that led to the famed civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL. Met with brutal force on the Edmund Pettus bridge the first time they tried to march (March 7, 1965- bloody Sunday), this determined group of African Americans garnered international attention. 85 more words
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I’m a firm believer that it’s especially important to ask the right questions of yourself and others when historic events are taking place. To that end, this list of questions for racial allies as black churches burn in the South. 435 more words
"A Flag Hijacked By Modern Segregationists": Its 20th Century Symbolism Is Clear To Anyone Who Examines The Historical Record
A historian and Southerner says the Confederate flag was not the flag of the Confederacy.
I am a Southerner by both birth and heritage. I come from a long line of poor white cotton farmers on both sides of my family. 813 more words