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headlines found matching 'Robert E. Lee'
Tue August 11, 2020
(Smithsonian Magazine)
 
 
 
Now we know why Trump was so eager to get his face on Rushmore: The Guy who carved it? Yuuuge White Supremacist, who worked closely with the Klan to raise the money to start the carvings on Stone Mountain in Georgia
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
On this day in history, in 1864, Confederate general Jubal Early abandoned Winchester, Virginia, which later led to the Shenandoah Valley being taken by Union forces, demonstrating the folly of pulling out Early to avoid problems later
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Wed August 05, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Secretary of the Interior says the quiet part out loud on conservative radio. The Trump administration has been monitoring social media for antiracism
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Tue August 04, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
Taking down Richmond, Virginia's racist Robert E. Lee statue just got a bit harder thanks to a confederate army of lawyers
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Sun July 26, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
Conservative "artist" John McNaughton has tossed off another doozy. This one features Harriet Tubman, MLK and Robert E. Lee worshipping Trump. Seriously
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Sat July 25, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Fairfax, VA's Robert E. Lee High School has been renamed to honor John Lewis. Surely no one will have a problem with that
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Fri July 24, 2020
(The Hard Times)
 
 
 
Suspicious Protestor with Mohawk, Lots of Gold Chains Topples Philadelphia's "Rocky" Statue
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Thu July 23, 2020
(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Exactly how a Confederate monument should be 're-gifted'
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Wed July 22, 2020
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Anti-racism books are not the means to an end
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Tue July 21, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
Robert E. Lee was a farking coward. This is a repeat from 1928. Tweet has scans of W.E.B. DuBois' epic take down
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Mon July 20, 2020
(National Post)
 
 
 
"Trump says Confederate flag proud symbol of U.S. South"
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Wed July 15, 2020
(WTOP)
 
 
 
Richmond, Virginia finds an appropriate venue for its Confederate statues
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Fri July 10, 2020
(Military.com)
 
 
 
Confederate monument at Arlington should have an African American woman screaming "States Rights" and an African American man following his owner off to war saying "You are fighting for my future too, good sir"
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Wed July 08, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
Washington and Lee University votes to remove offensive name from school's title. Will now simply be know as 'University'
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(RouteFifty)
 
 
 
Chef Boyardee was an actual person. And, yes, Cleveland should definitely put up a statue of him
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Tue July 07, 2020
(The Week)
 
 
 
New White House re-election strategy, hoping Americans will grow numb to the death toll from Covid-19
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Of course Gerald R. Ford's statues have to fall down
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Mon July 06, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Ripe and bubbling like a nice sourdough starter, this is your Monday MSNBC Discussion thread. Prime time starts at 8 PM Eastern. Artisan and locally sourced
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Sat July 04, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Stone Mountain faces calls for removal. Actual quote: "It's three men on horses. What's racist about that?" Someone get this guy a calculator so he can add it up
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Thu June 25, 2020
(Media Matters)
 
 
 
The Party of Lincoln? "We can debate about what side was right or wrong, or, you know, whether it was an invasion or a rebellion"
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Tue June 23, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
There's no reason that we should be scourged by participation trophies
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(Smithsonian Magazine)
 
 
 
Nothing a few well-placed 155mm rounds couldn't take care of
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(The Bitter Southerner)
 
 
 
The power of empty pedestals
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Mon June 22, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Controversial Theodore Roosevelt statue to be removed from American Museum of Natural History's front steps in NYC. No word yet if the inside statues will revolt
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Fri June 19, 2020
(Metal Injection)
 
 
 
Insane Clown Posse brings back a rather concise message regarding your 'southern heritage pride'
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Thu June 18, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Do you want to get rid of Confederate statues? Congratulations. You agree with Robert E. Lee. How do you feel about that, libfederate?
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Tue June 16, 2020
(CBS San Francisco)
 
 
 
Remember when the Confederacy raised its flag on the rocky northern California coast?
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Mon June 15, 2020
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
"You've been left out of conversation because you're f*cking terrible at conversing. If a high school debate team argued their rebuttals by tear-gassing the other team, they wouldn't be invited back to regionals," John Oliver says of police unions
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
News: Statues of reprehensible douchenozzles being removed. Fark: NYT poll about it. Sports: 80 percent say take the Paterno one down
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Creator of petition to replace Confederate statues with Britney Spears tributes explains "she means more to us than most of the historic figures we learned about in history class". That and Britney never started a war because she wanted to own slaves
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Sat June 13, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Cadet Bonespurs doesn't see anything wrong with US military bases named after our enemies. Can you name 10 Americans who deserve to have a base named after them?
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Well, with all these other bullsh*t Confederate monuments coming down, what ideas do you have to get rid of Stone Mountain?
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(The Mary Sue)
 
 
 
Things that lasted longer than the Confederacy to the left. Add yours to the right
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Fri June 12, 2020
(Amazon)
 
 
 
Amazon, YouTube, iTunes & Google Play have free rentals of "Just Mercy" until the end of June. Watch Party at 8 PM ET Friday. It is the true story of the fight to free a black man from death row that the authorities knew was innocent. Damn good movie
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Yes, this is the ugliest statue ever and of course it's of a Confederate racist terrorist. And it was made by the man who defended MLK's assassin
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Thu June 11, 2020
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Summer plans canceled due to Coronavirus? How about a nice tour through the American South and Southwest? And Al Jazeera has helpfully mapped Confederate monuments, so you and your anti-racist friends can say "hi." Respectfully, of course
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Wed June 10, 2020
(Loudwire)
 
 
 
Petition to replace offensive statue with VERY offensive statue
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Tue June 09, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Judge blocks the removal of Lee's statue from Richmond because of a lawsuit by the family who donated the land on which it stands, claiming VA promised to ""faithfully guard" and "affectionately protect" the statue. You can't do that in a warehouse?
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Thu June 04, 2020
(WSET)
 
 
 
Another Virginian Confederate statue is removed, this time in Alexandria
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Wed June 03, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
Robert E. Leeaving
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Mon June 01, 2020
(AL.com)
 
 
 
After a night of rioting and civil unrest, most state offices in Alabama are closed today. Fark: To celebrate the birthday of Jefferson Davis
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Tue May 26, 2020
(History Channel)
 
 
 
On this day in history, in 1865, Confederate General Kirby Smith surrendered, facing criticism for failing to provide relief to Vicksburg, Mississippi in spite of his ability to float and copy his enemies abilities by inhaling them
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Mon May 04, 2020
(The Hard Times)
 
 
 
Southern states construct statues of coronavirus to preserve history of pandemic
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Mon April 27, 2020
(AL.com)
 
 
 
"Alabama has three Confederate-related holidays: Robert E. Lee's birthday ... (celebrated along with birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King); Confederate Memorial Day [today] ... and birthday of Confederate President Jefferson Davis"
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Tue April 14, 2020
(DCist)
 
 
 
Good news, everybody (really): Virginia cities now have the authority to take down confederate statues. And they're gonna convene a commission to consider whether or not they want Robert E. Lee's statue in the US Capitol any more
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