"To Perpetuate a False Image of History": Perspectives on Confederate Commemoration from the Black Press
Monuments to "Mammies" and "Faithful Slaves"
"We Are Pushing Forward to a Larger Freedom": Harper's Ferry Monument to "Loyal Negroes"
"Fear the Greeks, Though Bearing Gifts": Efforts to Build a National "Mammy" Monument in D.C.
Newspapers, Cities, and Individual Authors
No Churches for Judas and Pilate: Richard B. Martin on the 1960 Jefferson Davis Postage Stamp Proposal
"The Foremost Apostle of Slavery": J.A. Rogers on the 1937 Lee Stamps
"Suppose You Really Knew Your Story?" Roscoe Simmons, Evocative Critic of Confederate Commemoration
"The Memory of the Damnable Days of the Past": Black Journalists in Seattle Attack Confederate Commemoration from the Pacific Northwest
"Nothing Quite So Dead as an Idea Tried and Found Wanting": Criticisms of Confederate Commemoration from the Twin Cities
Monuments and Locations
Cross-Burning in New Orleans near Davis Monument
"The Weakness of Human Judgement": The Jefferson Davis Monument in Kentucky
"Never Underestimate the Power of Symbols": The Jefferson Davis Highway in Washington State
Grasping at Will-o'-Wisps at West Point
The Rise and Fall of "Silent Sam"
"A Symbol of Enslavement and Secession": The Winston-Salem Monument to Confederate Dead
"Fear Is What This Story Is All About": Confederate Flag Controversy at Ole Miss
"An Insult to the South": DJ Feud of 1956
"Change the Symbol That Churns up Hate": The Georgia State Flag Controversy
"A Symbol of Injustice": Removing the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina Statehouse
"And Other Tunes Dear to the Hearts of Racists": Playing "Dixie"
"The Same Degree of Patriotism and Fierceness as One Protests and Rejects the Nazi Swastika": Auto-Tags in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
"The First Seeds of Treason Towards Another Civil War": Criticism of Confederate Flags
"Push America Back from the Brink of Senseless Tribalism": The NAACP Response to the Confederate Battle Flag at the South Carolina Capitol
Statuary Hall in the Capitol
"Cold Marble Can Proclaim Its Cause": The Alexander Stephens Statue in the Capitol
"The Arch Traitor": Jefferson Davis at the Capitol
"Glorifying Our Worst Enemies": The Lee Statue in the Capitol
Stone Mountain and the Klan
Black Journalists Note the Klan's Hatred for Other Groups
"Bigoted Bed-Sheeters": Fiery Crosses Symbolize a Revival on Stone Mountain
"Hitlerian Disease": Taking the Fight against the Klan to Stone Mountain
Black Journalists Challenge Klan Claims to Be a "Local" Organization
"The South Believes in Human Slavery": Black Journalists Criticize Stone Mountain Confederate Monument
Stone Mountain and the Resurrection of the Klan
Monument Avenue in Richmond
"I Don't Think the Confederate Heroes Have a Sacred Place on Monument Avenue": The Arthur Ashe Statue in Richmond
"Forging Heavier Chains with Which to Be Bound": The Lee Statue on Monument Avenue
Black Journalists Uninterested in the Davis Monument on Monument Avenue