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Rhett Barber is President, Artist and Programmer at Dixie Outfitters working on the finest line of Southern Heritage Apparel the world has ever seen. Long live Dixie!

When Congress Officially Declared that the Civil War was Not About Slavery

It was July of 1861, and things were looking bad for the United States. The December before, South Carolina had seceded, and the gulf states followed in quick succession throughout January, with Texas joining on February 1. Then, as it became unmistakable that the United States intended to invade the seceded states, and force [...]

When Congress Officially Declared that the Civil War was Not About Slavery2017-12-04T20:50:51+00:00

NC State school song criticized for including the word ‘Dixie’

The student body president of North Carolina State University recently raised objections to the "racial implications" of the word "Dixie" in the school's Alma Mater song. According to Jackie Gonzalez, the song's reference to "the winds of Dixie" puts "a weight on the backs of our students of color" because it refers to southern [...]

NC State school song criticized for including the word ‘Dixie’2017-11-03T14:10:08+00:00

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WHITE PEOPLE: IT’S REAL

As real as the discrimination against black people was under segregation. Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. The release of an NPR poll in which a majority of white people (55%) answered that they face racial discrimination [...]

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WHITE PEOPLE: IT’S REAL2017-10-30T17:42:16+00:00

Poll: Confederate statues offensive but most Virginians want to keep them

Results from a poll show that most Virginians support keeping Confederate monuments while finding them offensive to African Americans. The poll also asked respondents about the climate surrounding race relations — here's what they said. WASHINGTON — A majority of Virginians say Confederate monuments should be kept on government property. Results from a [...]

Poll: Confederate statues offensive but most Virginians want to keep them2017-10-30T13:42:30+00:00

President Donald Trump tweeted “save our great statues/heritage!”

President Donald Trump tweeted in support of Virginia's GOP gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie, saying he could "save our great statues/heritage!" It was a reference to Confederate monuments. Virginia was home to the Charlottesville rallies in August, which turned violent and included a white supremacist running over and killing a counterprotester with his car. President [...]

President Donald Trump tweeted “save our great statues/heritage!”2017-10-27T13:15:05+00:00