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Confederacy Site Cuts

Confederacy sites cut hours, staffing in budget squeeze By Katie Dodd THE WASHINGTON TIMES August 16, 2006 Officials for the Museum of the Confederacy and the Confederate White House in Richmond have cut the landmarks' staff and hours of operation to save money. The museum will be closed Wednesdays between Labor Day and Memorial Day [...]

Confederacy Site Cuts2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Racism & Government

by Ron Paul The controversy surrounding remarks by talk show host Don Imus shows that the nation remains incredibly sensitive about matters of race, despite the outward progress of the last 40 years. A nation that once prided itself on a sense of rugged individualism has become uncomfortably obsessed with racial group identities. The young [...]

Racism & Government2017-03-25T00:24:15+00:00

Rebuttal of McNaughton

Rebuttal of McNaughton's Nonsense Commentary by Billy Bearden Editor's Note: The message below is in response to an AJC Editorial written for the AJC editorial board by David McNaughton. The text of that editorial is below. Dear Mr. McNaughton, I had to laugh when I examined the picture you enclosed to enhance your editorial piece. [...]

Rebuttal of McNaughton2017-03-25T00:24:19+00:00

SCV Laments Departure

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 Elm Springs, Tennessee "The Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) regrets hearing the news of the departure of the Chief Executive of the NAACP, Bruce S. Gordon." said Christopher M. Sullivan, Commander in Chief of the SCV. Continuing, Sullivan said "We had high hopes of seeing a strong businesslike approach to the [...]

SCV Laments Departure2017-03-25T00:31:47+00:00

Honoring Black Soldiers

By Apryl Blakeney ablakeney@morganton.com Sunday, February 11, 2007 MORGANTON - Normally black history month conflicts with the idea of confederate re-enactors dressed in civil war garb. Saturday was an exception. Sons of the Confederate Veterans spent the afternoon honoring an unknown black solder with a memorial service. SCV camp 836 laid flowers by the soldier’s [...]

Honoring Black Soldiers2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Police Dishonor Sheriff

Police dishonor Brazos County sheriff By: Travis Holland Issue date: 1/22/07 In an effort to keep from offending unidentified Brazos Valley residents, local police have done an injustice to a fallen comrade. This month, a police honor guard was removed from former Brazos County Sheriff Bobby Yeager's funeral, solely because there was a Confederate flag [...]

Police Dishonor Sheriff2017-03-25T00:31:59+00:00

Baxley Supports Tag

BY LINDA CHARLTON SPECIAL TO THE STAR-BANNER FRUITLAND PARK - It may be "The Year of Lee," but it remains to be seen whether this is the year that the Florida Legislature approves a "Confederate Heritage" specialty license plate. Saturday night in Fruitland Park, the Leesburg-based camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans - Pvt. [...]

Baxley Supports Tag2017-03-25T00:32:03+00:00

Flag Needs to Fly

By Michael Guy Re James Henderson letter, "S.C. folks should back Confederate boycott," Dec. 10: The Founding Fathers were presciently apprehensive about the potential abuse of power found in the emerging nation states of Europe. They wisely chose to include some of the aspects of the Swiss canton system. In the Swiss model, individual, semi-sovereign [...]

Flag Needs to Fly2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Confed. Group Push Back

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 I am REALLY liking what the newly energized SCV is doing these days: The Sons of Confederate Veterans plans to try and counter NAACP efforts to prevent South Carolina colleges from hosting postseason tournaments as the civil rights group presses sanctions against the state for flying the Confederate flag on Statehouse [...]

Confed. Group Push Back2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Freshman Withdraws

KMOV) - There's a new controversy over the Confederate battle flag. A freshman has withdrawn from Farmington High School because the school district has banned him from wearing any form of the rebel flag. Bryce Archimbo, 14, says his freshman year at Farmington High School was going along fine until September 27th when his gym [...]

Freshman Withdraws2017-03-25T00:32:19+00:00