How should Americans remember the past and confront the deep wounds of slavery? The events of recent weeks have intensified a national conversation about Confederate monuments, with calls to remove them from public spaces. William Brangham talks to Peniel Joseph…
By PBS NewsHour
BERLIN — Section by section, American artist Ryan Mendoza painstakingly disassembled the small wood-frame home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks after learning that the struggling city of Detroit was going to have it demolished.
By David Rising, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence says state and local authorities should make decisions about Confederate statues, and he calls himself "someone who believes in more monuments, not less monuments."…
By Associated Press
With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party.
By Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Statues of Confederate leaders have been removed in the night, torn down by protesters and seen as a flash point for communities, especially in the South. What challenges do cities face when trying to deal with controversial memorials, as well…
By Joshua Barajas
In a new round of tweets Thursday, President Donald Trump questioned the removal of "our beautiful statues and monuments."…
Attorney General Steve Marshall said in a statement that the move violated a new law that prohibits local officials from removing historical structures, including Confederate monuments, that are more than 40 years old.
In light of tensions and violence in Charlottesville, a secessionist and a black nationalist from Charleston, South Carolina, came together to make sure that what happened is not repeated in their hometown. Jonathan Thrower of the Charleston Black Nationalist Movement…
By Darlene Superville and Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has defended his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event.
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