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General Dandridge McRae, from the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture

Another Civil War Arkansas entry from the Encyclopedia of Arkansas, this one on Confederate General Dandridge McRae by Alan Thompson of Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. 713 more words

Old Business

UPDATE: Mar 21, 2015, 11:45 AM CDT

Our most downloaded image for 2014…

Go to Annex”A” to read more. Blog traffic has prompted an UPDATE of this post, as well as, the… 78 more words


Immigration and Racial Prejudice: The Chinese Exclusion Act

On the 15th of March 1879, Thomas Nast’s cartoon, A Matter of Taste, was published. In the cartoon, criticising the support of the Chinese Exclusion Act… 740 more words


Britain's race issue: now and then

Channel 4’s Britain’s Racist Election about the notorious 1964 Smethwick campaign sheds light on our current political climate, says Jasper Rees

Controversial: Peter Griffiths campaigning in Smethwick in 1964 in Britain’s Racist Election, Channel 4, 10.00pm Photo: Express & Star… 691 more words

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Georgia middle school accused of giving racially insensitive assignments, while teaching about Civil War

Parents of students at a Johns Creek, Georgia, middle school say that their kids have been given racially insensitive lessons on the Civil War.

At one point, eight graders came home with a cartoon published by abolitionist Thomas Nast depicting life for blacks in the South after slavery. 282 more words