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Weirton Daily Times
Tomlinson steps back in timeand material came from home." Founded 25 years ago in Wheeling, Company G repr
Tomlinson steps back in time
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 2 hours ago
and material came from home." Founded 25 years ago in Wheeling, Company G represents the northernmost unit to serve in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. West Virginia was part of the Confederacy until statehood in 1863 - hence, the gray... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvationcaffeinated. As soon as the war began, the Union blockaded Southern ports and c
If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 hours ago
caffeinated. As soon as the war began, the Union blockaded Southern ports and cut off the South's access to coffee. "The Confederates had access to tobacco and Southern foods; Northern soldiers had access to coffee," explains Andrew F. Smith, a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
White people to blamehas become something of an impregnable ideological fortress--as long as some cr
White people to blame
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
has become something of an impregnable ideological fortress--as long as some cracker out in the sticks waves about a confederate flag, liberals will be able to keep the cherished narrative alive and preserve their heroic role therein. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bankruptcy watch13. Harry P. and Ann Marie Einhorn, 502 Oak View Drive, July 20, 2016, Chapter
Bankruptcy watch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
13. Harry P. and Ann Marie Einhorn, 502 Oak View Drive, July 20, 2016, Chapter 13. John and Yen Bates (aka Yen Paris), 24 Confederate Drive, July 15, 2016, Chapter 7. CHARLESTON Eddie and Tanya Davis, 3521 Arkansas 22, July 20, 2016, Chapter... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Meeting scheduled Monday for Confederate Veteran's statue relocationKy. (WHAS11) – It’s been a point of controversy in recent months and on Monday,
Meeting scheduled Monday for Confederate Veteran's statue relocation
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 17 hours ago
Ky. (WHAS11) – It’s been a point of controversy in recent months and on Monday, a special meeting will take up the Confederate monument at the University of Louisville campus. The Louisville Metro Commission on Public Art will meet to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Are these crazy times? We’ve been here before and survivedwas reaching out to disaffected whites using what came to be known as the South
Are these crazy times? We’ve been here before and survived
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 hours ago
was reaching out to disaffected whites using what came to be known as the Southern Strategy, an appeal to whites in former Confederate states that the GOP began using in the 1950s. The appeal has been made indirectly mostly through coded language ,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 22, 2016title. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting
This day in history, July 22, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
title. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting to restore the American citizenship of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. (President Gerald R. Ford signed the measure on August 5.) In 1986, for the first time in a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Summer Reading: An excerpt from Steven Price’s new novel By Gaslighta Colt Navy should have hung. He was not yet forty but already his left knee we
Summer Reading: An excerpt from Steven Price’s new novel By Gaslight
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
a Colt Navy should have hung. He was not yet forty but already his left knee went stiff in a damp cold from an explod­ing Confederate shell at Antietam. He had been sixteen then and the shrapnel had stood out from his knee like a knuckle of extra... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Tomlinson Park 19th-century campers don’t mind heatand material came from home." Founded 25 years ago in Wheeling, Company G repr
Tomlinson Park 19th-century campers don’t mind heat
The East Liverpool Review / Posted yesterday
and material came from home." Founded 25 years ago in Wheeling, Company G represents the northernmost unit to serve in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. West Virginia was part of the Confederacy until statehood in 1863-hence, the gray... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Author Doster to give talk on Elijah Clarkeinclude Georgia obsolete currency from the colonial period through the Civil Wa
Author Doster to give talk on Elijah Clarke
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted yesterday
include Georgia obsolete currency from the colonial period through the Civil War, pre-1920 Georgia picture postcards, Confederate documents, early Georgia letters, Confederate soldiers’ letters, early Georgia photographs, slavery documents,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Historytitle. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting
History
The St. Augustine Record / Posted yesterday
title. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting to restore the American citizenship of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. (President Gerald R. Ford signed the measure on August 5.) In 1986, for the first time in a... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
A different Black Lives Matter message in LakelandA large Confederate monument in the middle of Munn Park in Lakeland is a remind
A different Black Lives Matter message in Lakeland
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
A large Confederate monument in the middle of Munn Park in Lakeland is a reminder of how long black and white has been an issue. But a Black Lives Matter rally nearby showed there's some gray too. "A lot of people like to point out the police... Read more
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CNN
Car chases and secret getaways: Tim Kaine's wild 78 hoursspotlight also fell on Kaine's wife. With the announcement expected the next da
Car chases and secret getaways: Tim Kaine's wild 78 hours
CNN / Posted yesterday
spotlight also fell on Kaine's wife. With the announcement expected the next day, Holton stepped out of her home on Confederate Avenue to a group of reporters Thursday night. She told them she didn't expect her husband to be home that night,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Blue, gray clash again at Lombard re-enactmentre-enactors giving visitors to Lombard's Four Seasons Park a firsthand taste of
Blue, gray clash again at Lombard re-enactment
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
re-enactors giving visitors to Lombard's Four Seasons Park a firsthand taste of what it was like to serve in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Sponsored by the Lombard Historical Society, the annual re-enactment opened... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Loran Smith: Irish have made the world a better placesource of emotional pride to castigate those who were born or lived above the M
Loran Smith: Irish have made the world a better place
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
source of emotional pride to castigate those who were born or lived above the Mason-Dixon line. “Forget hell,” the colorful Confederate cartoon, does not reflect the deep sensitivities that the Irish have had for the English for years. Those... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Railroad museum event in Ellicott City recalls Dorsey's role in Civil Warthe huge crater that Union forces created in July 1864 by detonating four tons
Railroad museum event in Ellicott City recalls Dorsey's role in Civil War
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
the huge crater that Union forces created in July 1864 by detonating four tons of dynamite in a tunnel they dug under the Confederate lines in Petersburg, Va. Battle plans called for troops to charge into and around the crater in a surprise... Read more
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International Business Times
Meet Hillary Clinton's running mate Senator Tim Kaine by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) when
Meet Hillary Clinton's running mate Senator Tim Kaine
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) when he supported the keeping of an image of Confederate civil war general Robert E Lee in a city mural. "Much of our history is not pleasant. You can't whitewash it,"... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support f
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support for keeping an image of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general, in a city mural drew the ire of the NAACP. "Much of our history is not pleasant; you can't whitewash... Read more
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WA Today
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support f
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support for keeping an image of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general, in a city mural drew the ire of the NAACP. "Much of our history is not pleasant; you can't whitewash... Read more
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The Age
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support f
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support for keeping an image of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general, in a city mural drew the ire of the NAACP. "Much of our history is not pleasant; you can't whitewash... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support f
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support for keeping an image of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general, in a city mural drew the ire of the NAACP. "Much of our history is not pleasant; you can't whitewash... Read more
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Canberra Times
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support f
Who is Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's VP running mate?
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
time, his fellow council members elected him mayor. In that role, his support for keeping an image of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general, in a city mural drew the ire of the NAACP. "Much of our history is not pleasant; you can't whitewash... Read more
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TribLIVE
Travel briefs: Route 66 gaining solar panels, new subway cars in NYChall and auditorium. In the waning months of the Civil War, Fort Fisher kept W
Travel briefs: Route 66 gaining solar panels, new subway cars in NYC
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
hall and auditorium. In the waning months of the Civil War, Fort Fisher kept Wilmington open to blockade runners supplying Confederate armies. It fell to the Union in January 1865, three months before the war ended. New NYC subway cars will have... Read more
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Daily Press
Union eye in the sky over Hampton Roads | Hampton Roads HistoryBethel, where Union troops misled by faulty intelligence were badly defeated by
Union eye in the sky over Hampton Roads | Hampton Roads History
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Bethel, where Union troops misled by faulty intelligence were badly defeated by a smaller but unexpectedly well-entrenched Confederate force in the first battle of the war. His situation grew even more dire following the Federal disaster at the... Read more
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Daily Press
Tim Kaine brings reputation for trust, cooperation to the campaignrisk-assessment was really racial discrimination, Wolf said. Kaine still owns
Tim Kaine brings reputation for trust, cooperation to the campaign
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
risk-assessment was really racial discrimination, Wolf said. Kaine still owns the five-bedroom brick home at the corner of Confederate Avenue and Chatham Road in Richmond that he bought in 1992 that is now assessed at $340,000. His financial... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Midlands sees mixed reactions following Trump's nomination acceptance speechat half-staff. But below, young people roamed the grounds playing Pokémon Go. A
Midlands sees mixed reactions following Trump's nomination acceptance speech
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
at half-staff. But below, young people roamed the grounds playing Pokémon Go. A father and son shared a moment near the Confederate Monument. Hundreds of others finished up work and finalized plans for the weekend. It did not seem to be the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
What do Tim Kaine's neighbors think about Tim Kaine?the neighbors come running to talk to you. "Well I call it, ‘Timland,’ cause e
What do Tim Kaine's neighbors think about Tim Kaine?
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
the neighbors come running to talk to you. "Well I call it, ‘Timland,’ cause everyone around here, at least everyone on Confederate Avenue knows Tim," said retired middle school social studies teacher David Odehnal, who taught two of Kaine's... Read more
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The Morning Call
James Largay: In his life, U.S. Grant was a failure, a butcher and a savioras a means of peace." — Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was known as the Civ
James Largay: In his life, U.S. Grant was a failure, a butcher and a savior
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
as a means of peace." — Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was known as the Civil War general who managed the defeat of the Confederate armies and saved the Union, and as our 18th president (1869-1877) who presided over scandal-ridden... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
In nature, the name game is never-endingCivil War from 1863 to 1891, you would know the importance of a family name. Th
In nature, the name game is never-ending
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 days ago
Civil War from 1863 to 1891, you would know the importance of a family name. The Hatfields of West Virginia fought on the Confederate side and the McCoys of Kentucky mostly fought for the Confederacy. The families became arch enemies and carried... Read more
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FOX News
Dinesh D'Souza: The secret history of the Democratic Partyprotected slavery, while most southerners didn’t own slaves. (Three fourths of
Dinesh D'Souza: The secret history of the Democratic Party
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
protected slavery, while most southerners didn’t own slaves. (Three fourths of those who fought in the civil war on the confederate side had no slaves and weren’t fighting to protect slavery.) Republicans, meanwhile, to one degree or another,... Read more
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The News & Observer
In wake of NBA’s action, time for ACC to follow suit – DeCockexpect Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte to host in three of those four years –
In wake of NBA’s action, time for ACC to follow suit – DeCock
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
expect Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte to host in three of those four years – Greenville, S.C., coming off of the NCAA’s Confederate flag ban, will get one -– but the NCAA on Friday sent out its new questionnaire (interesting timing!) and there... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Employee Smashes Slave Imagery Window At Yale UniversityCollege has always been a source of controversy. Last year, The Atlanticreporte
Employee Smashes Slave Imagery Window At Yale University
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
College has always been a source of controversy. Last year, The Atlanticreported that the residential college is Yale’s “Confederate Flag,” explaining how students petitioned the administration to change its name in the wake of the South Carolina... Read more
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Reuters
Dumb money: How political mega-donors got it wrongtown of empty storefronts, idled derricks and beat-up houses. Its potholed Main
Dumb money: How political mega-donors got it wrong
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
town of empty storefronts, idled derricks and beat-up houses. Its potholed Main Street boasts a memorabilia shop that sells Confederate flags, two stoplights, 10 churches and a local newspaper with the motto “Fear God.” Raffle winners at the local... Read more
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Al.com
Second ex-Ole Miss student sentenced for tying noose on James Meredith statueA second former University of Mississippi student was sentenced on Thursday for
Second ex-Ole Miss student sentenced for tying noose on James Meredith statue
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
A second former University of Mississippi student was sentenced on Thursday for tying a noose and Confederate flag around the neck of a statute of the school's first black student. Austin Reed Edenfield, of Kennesaw, Ga., was sentenced to 12 months... Read more
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Paris Express
At the moviesCivil War threatens to divide the nation, while a poor farmer from Mississippi
At the movies
Paris Express / Posted 3 days ago
Civil War threatens to divide the nation, while a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels to fight against the Confederate army. Also stars Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. (R) Ghostbusters in 3D - Following a ghost... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
2nd ex-Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalismstatue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also d
2nd ex-Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalism
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
statue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also draped a former Georgia state flag with a Confederate battle emblem on the statue of Meredith, who integrated Ole Miss in 1962 amid rioting that was suppressed by... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in Historytitle. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
title. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting to restore the American citizenship of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. (President Gerald R. Ford signed the measure on August 5.) In 1986, for the first time in a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Commentary: Confronting Bigotry In Others And Ourselveswas a stereotypical, white Protestant Southern family, with all of the prejudic
Commentary: Confronting Bigotry In Others And Ourselves
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
was a stereotypical, white Protestant Southern family, with all of the prejudices you associate with that place and time. Confederate General Stonewall Jackson was my boyhood hero, and I spent time digging up bullets in the Confederate battlefield... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ultra-rare Civil War sword set to fetch more than $100,000 at auctiongets a taste of the Deep South as descendants of the...Virginia church known as
Ultra-rare Civil War sword set to fetch more than $100,000 at auction
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
gets a taste of the Deep South as descendants of the...Virginia church known as the 'Cathedral of the Confederacy'...The Confederate 'hero' who invented the concentration camp:... Share this article 'He took off the uniform and sword and gave... Read more
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Daily Herald
Experience living history at Lombard's Civil War re-enactmentof Finley Road and 16th Street. It will feature loud cannons, women in hoop ski
Experience living history at Lombard's Civil War re-enactment
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Finley Road and 16th Street. It will feature loud cannons, women in hoop skirts and ballgowns, men dressed as Confederate and Union soldiers, and lots of props to give visitors a real-life glimpse at an 1860s war camp. "There are so... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
HistoryJuly 21, 1861, during the Civil War, the first Battle of Bull Run was fought at
History
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
July 21, 1861, during the Civil War, the first Battle of Bull Run was fought at Manassas, Virginia, resulting in a Confederate victory. In 1773, Pope Clement XIV issued an order suppressing the Society of Jesus, or Jesuits. (The Society... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
A Tim Kaine VP pick would feel like home- potentially the nation's first female president - pick for her running mate a
A Tim Kaine VP pick would feel like home
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
- potentially the nation's first female president - pick for her running mate a bluegrass-playing white male who lives on Confederate Avenue in the old capital of the South? Richmond's-own Tim Kaine is the presumptive favorite on Clinton's very... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanactitle. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
title. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting to restore the American citizenship of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.In 1986, for the first time in a half-century, the House of Representatives impeached a... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanactitle. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
title. In 1975, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in voting to restore the American citizenship of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.In 1986, for the first time in a half-century, the House of Representatives impeached a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hanover Junction, Free Press 1973, Part 2of Hanover, the president of the railroad, engaged in conversations with him. O
Hanover Junction, Free Press 1973, Part 2
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
of Hanover, the president of the railroad, engaged in conversations with him. On June 27, 1863, a battalion of four hundred Confederate Cavalry had been sent to Hanover Junction for the purpose of burning the railroad bridges. When this was... Read more
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Salon.com
2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalismstatue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also d
2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalism
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
statue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also draped a former Georgia state flag with a Confederate battle emblem on the statue of Meredith, who integrated Ole Miss in 1962 amid rioting that was suppressed by... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalismstatue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also d
2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalism
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
statue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also draped a former Georgia state flag with a Confederate battle emblem on the statue of Meredith, who integrated Ole Miss in 1962 amid rioting that was suppressed by... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalismstatue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also d
2nd former Ole Miss student sentenced in statue vandalism
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
statue of James Meredith in February 2014. He, Harris and a third person also draped a former Georgia state flag with a Confederate battle emblem on the statue of Meredith, who integrated Ole Miss in 1962 amid rioting that was suppressed by... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film Shortsof Jones (R) Gary Ross (The Hunger Games) spent years on this passion project t
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
of Jones (R) Gary Ross (The Hunger Games) spent years on this passion project telling the true story of a disenchanted Confederate soldier who banded with slaves to organize an anti-Confederate rebellion in 1860s Mississippi, so it probably... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Free State of Jones’ film reviewfour years after making the first Hunger Games instalment, Ross opens well with
‘Free State of Jones’ film review
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
four years after making the first Hunger Games instalment, Ross opens well with sobering scenes of Civil War carnage, as Confederate troops are systematically mowed down while being marched directly into Union lines of fire. Ross underlines the... Read more
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