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Chasing Confederate Ghosts

September 18, 2017


Fort Hood, Texas has come under fire as neighbors differ on that Army post honoring a Confederate general. Riakos Adams of the Killeen, Texas NAACP, has decided that the name attached to Fort Hood “doesn’t make any sense.” General John Bell Hood led his Confederate soldiers into battle at Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and […]

Don’t Compromise Monuments and Parks

May 2, 2017


In an executive order, President Donald Trump is instructing the Interior Department to review monument and national park designations and to make any “needed” changes. National monuments and parks are one of this nation’s greatest assets of history and nature. That the new president is changing the meaning of a monument from a historical statue […]