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Friday Open Thread | James Comey: Take down the confederate statues now

Washington (CNN)Former FBI Director James Comey called Thursday for the removal of Confederate statues in Virginia’s capital in the wake of blackface scandals involving top statewide elected officials, in an op-ed for The Washington Post. “Expressing bipartisan horror at blackface … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Georgia State Rep. Jason Spencer warns black attorney she ‘may go missing’ if she tries to remove Confederate monument

A Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives issued a veiled threat of lynching to a black former colleague who expressed anti-Confederate memorial sentiments on his Facebook. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia State Rep. Jason Spencer (R) did … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

The REAL monuments that tells America’s TRUE HISTORY. Thoughts on Confederate Statues from a Southern White Male Growing up in the South, I was told (and unfortunately believed) a number of things about the Confederacy. Of course, I heard the common … Continue reading

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