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Little Rock Officials Weigh Renaming Confederate Boulevard

CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Though only a short stretch of Little Rock’s Confederate Boulevard remains, to some it is a glaring reminder of the city’s checkered racial past. City officials are expected to consider a petition Thursday to rename the Read More

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Symbols are Important to Black America

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Five days after South Carolina retired the Confederate flag with much fanfare, a small group of protesters in Oklahoma City greeted President Barack Obama with Confederate flags. The following weekend, Ku Klux Klan members in Charleston, Read More