SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
Nikki Haley's Campaign May Capitalize on Gender Stereotypes, but at a Cost to Women
by Jacqueline Beatty
The former South Carolina governor and UN Ambassador is seeking to separate herself from other conservatives by leaning into certain gendered stereotypes; this reinforces the idea that women leaders are fundamentally different, which has historically kept women from equal political footing.
Nikki Haley's Confederate Flag Revisionism
by Kevin M. Levin
"Hopefully, Haley understands that a presidential bid means that she is no longer sitting in a room with the Sons of Confederate Veterans."
SOURCE: The Atlantic
What's the Point of Nikki Haley's Campaign?
by Tom Nichols
No candidate is going to "restore sanity" to the Republican Party, even if any want to.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Nikki Haley's Confederate Flag Story
The former South Carolina governor, now once again a presidential candidate, has claimed credit for taking the Confederate flag off of the state house. A timeline shows she was often more conciliatory to the powerful pro-Confederate constituency in the state.
Historians Correct Nikki Haley After George Washington Tweet
Nikki Haley's recent tweet suggested that, as president, George Washington helped establish the Constitution (which of course created the office).
Historian Corrects Nikki Haley's George Washington Tweet
Historian and Washington biographer Alexis Coe takes apart Nikki Haley's faulty references to George Washington's role in the founding.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Nikki Haley gets the history of the Confederate flag very wrong
by Adam H. Domby
On Friday, Haley declared the Confederate flag was “hijacked” by the racism of a single white supremacist terrorist in 2015, and that before then, “people saw it as service, sacrifice and heritage.”
SOURCE: NY Times
Nikki Haley's Confederate Flag Comments Spark Backlash
She told the conservative radio host Glenn Beck that the Confederate flag symbolized “service, sacrifice and heritage” for some people in her state until Dylann S. Roof “hijacked” it.
Governor of Former Slave State: We’ve Never Had Racist Laws
So says Nikki Haley, governor of South Carolina.
SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle
Bring down the Confederate flag, not memory of Civil War fallen
by Jonathan Zimmerman
In the wake of the Charleston murders, the campaign against the Confederate flag has morphed into attacks on other historical vestiges of the Confederacy itself. And anyone who cares about history should be alarmed by that.
SOURCE: The Nation
South Carolina’s warped public display of its white-supremacist history confronts South Carolinians, white and black, with a stark message about who rules the state.
by Eric Foner
The burgeoning movement to take down the Confederate flag in South Carolina and other states is an important first step. Even after it is gone, however, the public display of history in South Carolina will remain biased and one-dimensional.
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