Deconstructing Reconstruction in the Aftermath of Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas
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Deconstructing Reconstruction in the Aftermath of Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) After Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Falcon Heights, Minnesota…

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Protests Continue Over Confederate Flag Ban at High School
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Protests Continue Over Confederate Flag Ban at High School

ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — Protests continued Friday over a western Virginia…

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Notable Mississippians Join Chorus to Change State Flag
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Notable Mississippians Join Chorus to Change State Flag

Jerry Mitchell, THE CLARION-LEDGER   JACKSON, Miss. (The Clarion-Ledger) — In a letter appearing in…

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Virginia Revokes License Plates Featuring Confederate Flag
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Virginia Revokes License Plates Featuring Confederate Flag

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia has revoked specialty license plates featuring a Confederate battle flag…

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An Answer for Confederate Apologists
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An Answer for Confederate Apologists

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   Someone identifying himself as Jimmy Oliver sent me…

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Symbols are Important to Black America
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Symbols are Important to Black America

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Five days after South Carolina retired…

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Black Backer of Confederate Flag Was Anomaly in Mississippi
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Black Backer of Confederate Flag Was Anomaly in Mississippi

EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — In a town where Confederate soldier…

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Blackonomics: The Math and the ‘After-Math’ of the Confederate Flag
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Blackonomics: The Math and the ‘After-Math’ of the Confederate Flag

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   Now that the confederate flag has been taken down,…

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KKK, Black Justice Group Clash in S.C. Capitol
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KKK, Black Justice Group Clash in S.C. Capitol

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBS News) — Hundreds of people taunted each other on the grounds of…

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KKK, African-American Group Plan Rallies at South Carolina Capitol
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KKK, African-American Group Plan Rallies at South Carolina Capitol

Greg Lacour, REUTERS   COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) — A Ku Klux Klan chapter and an…

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