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Civil war (1861-1865) > Confederacy

 

Confederate symbols / monuments / statues / flags

 

 

Confederate statues protest: the history and the debate    C4    25 August 2017

 

 

 

 

Confederate statues protest: the history and the debate        Video        C4        25 August 2017

 

What the debate over confederate statues

tells us about America's turbulent past

- and its divided future.

 

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rnu0ksRxi7A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederacy / Southern Confederacy / Confederate States of America    1861-1865

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/10/04/
648290022/atlantas-mayor-signs-bill-to-change-streets-named-after-confederacy

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/03/17/
470824030/reverence-and-rage-southerners-battle-over-relics-of-the-confederacy

 

http://www.nytimes.com/1861/02/19/
news/important-montgomery-inauguration-jefferson-davis-president-southern.html

 

 

 

 

 

Confederates

 

http://www.gocomics.com/michael-andrew/2017/08/16

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/20/us/
a-confederate-generals-final-stand-divides-memphis.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate leaders

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/06/
548929726/national-cathedral-is-removing-stained-glass-windows-honoring-confederate-leader

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate generals

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/19/
1008371491/confederate-general-remains-memphis-moved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mississippi > Confederate emblem > State flag

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/10/
us/mississippi-confederate-flag.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/03/
opinion/confederate-flag-mississippi-trethewey.html

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/30/
885779855/mississippi-governor-signs-law-removing-confederate-design-from-state-flag

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/27/
884306925/mississippi-lawmakers-clear-path-to-remove-confederate-emblem-from-state-flag

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/12/
opinion/mississippi-flag-confederate.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate National Flag

 

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/06/22/us/
Divisive-Symbolism-of-a-Southern-Flag.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the history of the Confederate flag

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2015/06/22/
416548613/the-complicated-political-history-of-the-confederate-flag

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate symbolism

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/15/
685672038/judge-throws-out-alabama-law-that-protects-confederate-monuments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mississippi State Flag's Confederate symbolism

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/04/03/
522478779/court-rejects-lawsuit-against-mississippi-state-flags-confederate-symbolism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > Confederate symbols        UK / USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/12/
901771780/report-59-confederate-symbols-removed-since-george-floyds-death

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/08/
889097813/in-alabama-a-city-debates-how-to-depict-its-past-in-the-present

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/02/
what-if-we-treated-confederate-symbols-the-way-we-treated-the-defeated-nazis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate monuments

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/21/
1007924006/confederate-imagery-on-stone-mountain-is-changing-but-not-fast-enough-for-some

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/23/
970610428/nearly-100-confederate-monuments-removed-in-2020-report-says-more-than-700-remai

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/12/
901771780/report-59-confederate-symbols-removed-since-george-floyds-death

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/pictureshow/2020/07/12/
890099568/richmond-va-photographer-watches-familiar-anger-resurface-in-recent-protests

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/08/
889097813/in-alabama-a-city-debates-how-to-depict-its-past-in-the-present

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/03/
886537538/revisiting-sacred-cows-which-figures-from-history-do-we-honor-and-how

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/
opinion/confederate-monuments-racism.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/23/
882020026/trump-threatens-prison-for-attempts-to-topple-statues-heres-the-law-he-cites

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/06/
871293043/confederate-monuments-are-coming-down-are-streets-and-highways-next

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/15/
685672038/judge-throws-out-alabama-law-that-protects-confederate-monuments

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/17/
lens/documenting-rise-white-nationalism-eugene-smith-grant.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/22/
640923318/3-north-carolina-confederate-monuments-will-stay-in-place-commission-decides

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/05/
633952187/where-do-confederate-monuments-go-after-they-come-down

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/23/
545435024/civil-rights-activist-argues-to-keep-confederate-monuments

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/08/23/
545548965/what-our-monuments-don-t-teach-us-about-remembering-the-past

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/22/
545308125/in-reckoning-with-confederate-monuments-other-countries-could-provide-examples

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/17/
544137751/trump-defends-beauty-of-confederate-memorials

 

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/08/16/
us/confederate-monuments-removed.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/15/
opinion/confederate-monuments-white-supremacy-charlottesville.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/17/
opinion/confederate-monument-protest-virginia.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/08/
opinion/in-new-orleans-racisms-history-is-harder-than-stone.html

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/04/24/
525441632/in-new-orleans-officials-remove-first-of-4-confederate-monuments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The battle over Confederate statues video explainer

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Tuesday 22 August 2017    12.21 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/global/video/2017/aug/22/
battle-over-confederate-statues-united-states-video-explainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dallas, US

 

Motorcycle officers wait to escort

a truck carrying the a statue of Robert E Lee.

 

Workers removed the statue from its pedestal

at Robert E Lee park.

 

Photograph: Jae S Lee/AP

 

The 20 photographs of the week

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Saturday 16 September 2017    09.23 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/sep/16/
the-20-photographs-of-the-week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > Confederate monuments > statues        UK / USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/08/
1035085412/robert-e-lee-statue-down-in-virginia-artifacts-time-capsule-richmond

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/29/
1011303611/the-house-votes-to-remove-confederate-statues-in-the-u-s-capitol

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/12/21/
948736896/virginia-removes-its-robert-e-lee-statue-from-u-s-capitol

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/06/
919193176/confederate-statues-come-down-around-u-s-but-not-everywhere

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/06/
arts/dance/richmond-virginia-lee-monument.html

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/08/03/
897760392/we-always-knew-what-it-stood-for-small-texas-town-torn-over-its-confederate-stat

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/07/24/
895083271/confederate-statues-removed-from-virginia-capitol-in-the-dead-of-night

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/24/
882765659/unrest-in-madison-overnight-leaves-statues-toppled-state-senator-injured

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/24/
882681085/crews-begin-removal-of-john-c-calhoun-statue-in-south-carolina

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/16/
877772554/protester-in-albuquerque-wounded-during-shooting-at-rally-over-removal-of-statue

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/12/
876124924/in-richmond-va-protestors-transform-a-confederate-statue

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/12/
876220211/jefferson-davis-statue-to-be-removed-from-kentucky-state-capitol

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/11/
874565394/protesters-topple-jefferson-davis-statue-in-richmond-va

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/10/
874417376/homage-to-hate-pelosi-calls-for-confederate-statues-removed-from-u-s-capitol

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/04/
869519175/massive-robert-e-lee-statue-in-richmond-va-will-be-removed

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/02/
867659459/confederate-monument-removed-after-birmingham-mayors-vow-to-finish-the-job

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/05/
673838780/a-confederate-statue-continues-to-stir-unrest-at-unc-chapel-hill

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/04/
868978380/for-one-immigrant-community-george-floyds-death-isn-t-just-about-black-and-white

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/05/
673680575/student-arrested-for-protesting-universitys-plan-to-return-a-confederate-statue

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/26/
641993804/7-arrested-in-protests-over-confederate-statue-at-unc-chapel-hill

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/05/
633952187/where-do-confederate-monuments-go-after-they-come-down

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/02/28/
589451855/shrouds-pulled-from-charlottesville-confederate-statues-following-ruling

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/26/
statues-were-not-erected-to-teach-us-history-but-to-exert-power

 

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=Rnu0ksRxi7A - video - C4 - 25 August 2017

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/23/
545605237/charlottesville-shrouds-its-robert-e-lee-and-stonewall-jackson-statues

 

https://www.theguardian.com/global/video/2017/aug/22/
battle-over-confederate-statues-united-states-video-explainer

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/21/
544942064/confederate-statues-are-coming-down-at-the-university-of-texas

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/20/
opinion/confederate-statues-american-history.html

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/20/
544266880/confederate-statues-were-built-to-further-a-white-supremacist-future

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/19/
opinion/sunday/white-nationalism-american-history-statues.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/19/
544678037/duke-university-removes-robert-e-lee-statue-from-chapel-entrance

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/
opinion/statues-trump-confederates-charlottesville.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/18/
544407092/maryland-state-house-removes-statue-of-judge-who-wrote-dred-scott-decision

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2017/aug/17
/steve-bell-on-donald-trump-and-confederate-statues-cartoon

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/17/us/
confederate-monuments-stonewall-jackson-lee-davis.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/17/
544235556/watch-protesters-try-to-surrender-in-solidarity-with-confederate-statue-topplers

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/
opinion/baltimore-confederate-monuments-trump.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/16/
543851420/baltimore-removes-confederate-statues-one-day-after-voting-on-issue

 

http://www.gocomics.com/stevebreen/2017/08/16

 

http://www.gocomics.com/stevebenson/2017/08/15

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2017/aug/15/
confederate-statues-removed-across-southern-us-states-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2017/aug/15/
confederate-soldier-statue-toppled-north-carolina-video

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/15/
confederate-statue-toppled-in-north-carolina-during-anti-racism-rally

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/14/
543471538/charlottesville-rally-aimed-to-defend-a-confederate-statue-it-may-have-doomed-ot

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/13/us/charlottesville-
rally-protest-statue.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/12/
542982015/home-to-university-of-virginia-prepares-for-violence-at-white-nationalist-rally

 

http://www.gocomics.com/brian-mcfadden/2017/08/08

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/06/05/
531536384/texas-town-finds-unique-way-to-deal-with-confederate-statue-controversies

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/05/20/
529232823/with-lee-statues-removal-another-battle-of-new-orleans-comes-to-a-close

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/07/us/new-orleans-
monuments.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/
100000005118545/133-years-later-a-statue-comes-down.html - May 20, 2017

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/05/19/
529130606/new-orleans-prepares-to-take-down-statue-of-gen-robert-e-le

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate monuments > statues > protests > topple

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/23/
882020026/trump-threatens-prison-for-attempts-to-topple-statues-heres-the-law-he-cites

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/06/11/
874565394/protesters-topple-jefferson-davis-statue-in-richmond-va

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate statues > remove

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/29/
1011303611/the-house-votes-to-remove-confederate-statues-in-the-u-s-capitol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate symbols > remove

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/23/
882020026/trump-threatens-prison-for-attempts-to-topple-statues-heres-the-law-he-cites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

monuments of white supremacy

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/09/
opinion/monuments-of-white-supremacy.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate memorials

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/08/
889097813/in-alabama-a-city-debates-how-to-depict-its-past-in-the-present

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate imagery on Stone Mountain

 

 90-foot tall Confederate carving - finished in 1972

 

 It depicts Confederate Gens.

Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee

and president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis,

on horseback.

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/21/
1007924006/confederate-imagery-on-stone-mountain-is-changing-but-not-fast-enough-for-some

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American heritage

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/08/
889097813/in-alabama-a-city-debates-how-to-depict-its-past-in-the-present

 

 

 

 

 

 

stained-glass windows honoring confederate leaders

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/06/
548929726/national-cathedral-is-removing-stained-glass-windows-honoring-confederate-leader

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

glorify slavery

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/04/24/
525441632/in-new-orleans-officials-remove-first-of-4-confederate-monuments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate names on schools

 

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/05/
1002825879/confederate-names-schools-jacksonville-robert-e-lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lost Cause of the Confederacy / The Lost Cause

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.loc.gov/resource/pga.01734/

https://www.loc.gov/resource/rbpe.24502100/?st=text

https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2001696840/

https://www.loc.gov/item/2002709961/

https://www.loc.gov/item/11032055/

https://www.loc.gov/item/2010717215/

https://www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3c28619/

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/15/
876962140/times-are-changing-as-tolerance-weakens-for-confederate-monuments

 

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/06/
871404659/richmond-to-remove-confederate-statues-from-historic-avenue

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/21/
686547376/the-very-particular-history-being-presented-at-confederate-sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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