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Confederate Railroad books Illinois gig after state fair ban

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The country rock band whose logo with Confederate flags got it banned from a southern Illinois state fair will perform at a nearby private venue.Read more

Illinois cancels band from fair lineup over Confederate flag

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Country rock band Confederate Railroad has been barred from performing at an Illinois state fair because of its use of the Confederate flag, setting off a firestorm by...Read more

Confederate statue on N. Carolina campus toppled by protesters

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The controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters.Read more


Mississippi school drops Jefferson Davis, changes name to honor Barack Obama

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A Mississippi school is shedding the name of the Confederacy's only president and will instead be named for the first African-American president of the United States.Read more

University of Texas sued for removing Confederate statues

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Three days after the overnight removal of Confederate statues on campus, the Sons of Confederate Veterans are suing the University of Texas.Read more

Tempers flare at Florida statue protest

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Groups demanding the removal of Confederate memorial outside of Florida courthouse exchange heated words with others who feel it should stay.Read more

University of Texas removes Confederate statues

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President Greg Fenves said the monuments have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism."Read more

Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

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The protest was in response to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.Read more

Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues

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The deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is fueling another re-evaluation of Confederate statues in cities across the nation.Read more


California middle school under fire after confederate flags and KKK symbol appear in yearbook

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Kari Pruett said she spent the school year teaching students about the Civil War. Students dedicated a page of the yearbook to her.Read more

Confederate flag tweet stirs controversy after North Central party

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A North Central High School senior wants a recent social media posting with classmates and the Confederate flag to be a teachable moment. The students reportedly now...Read more