Originally published 08/16/2016
In 2005, a court barred Vanderbilt from removing "Confederate" from the facade of a building, citing the terms of a gift. The university is returning the gift at today's value -- and will now remove the word.
Originally published 10/21/2015
A proposal that would put a bell atop Stone Mountain in Georgia, where a carving of Confederate heroes dominates, has drawn opposition from whites and blacks.
Originally published 07/08/2015
Is it really vandalism when someone throws paint on a Confederate memorial planted on a college campus?
Some historians are suggesting it’s more akin to Historical Guerrilla Warfare.
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