The Pernicious Civil War Revisionism Poisoning American History Students
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The Pernicious Civil War Revisionism Poisoning American History Students

(Salon) – No living historian has done more to shape our understanding of the American…

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Mitch Landrieu Calls for Removal of New Orleans’ Confederate Symbols
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Mitch Landrieu Calls for Removal of New Orleans’ Confederate Symbols

(New Orleans Advocate) – Mayor Mitch Landrieu advanced his call for the removal of four New Orleans…

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Why Do People Believe Myths About the Confederacy? Because Our Textbooks and Monuments Are Wrong
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Why Do People Believe Myths About the Confederacy? Because Our Textbooks and Monuments Are Wrong

  (The Washington Post) – History is the polemics of the victor, William F. Buckley…

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Some Examples of Confederate Tributes Around the South
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Some Examples of Confederate Tributes Around the South

The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Tributes to the Confederacy and the Jim Crow era…

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Black Union Soldier Buried in Nevada Finally Honored
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Black Union Soldier Buried in Nevada Finally Honored

Martin Griffith, ASSOCIATED PRESS     RENO, Nev. (AP) — A runaway slave who joined…

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African-American Union Army Soldiers Died on Their Way Home from War; Then History Lost Their Names
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African-American Union Army Soldiers Died on Their Way Home from War; Then History Lost Their Names

Mary Delach Leonard, ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO   ST. LOUIS (St. Louis Public Radio) —…

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Funeral for a Former Slave Takes Center Stage at Appomattox
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Funeral for a Former Slave Takes Center Stage at Appomattox

STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — A Civil War cannonball that ripped through…

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Black Towns, Established By Freed Slaves, are Dying out
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Black Towns, Established By Freed Slaves, are Dying out

Deneen L. Brown, THE WASHINGTON POST     SUGARLAND, Md. (THE WASHINGTON POST)—The old people…

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Mozambique to be Free of Landmines by End of 2014
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Mozambique to be Free of Landmines by End of 2014

Christopher Torchia, ASSOCIATED PRESS   JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique plans to clear all known minefields…

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A Civil War Looming in South Sudan
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A Civil War Looming in South Sudan

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   The escalating crisis in the South Sudan, a…

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