Black People Politics : White (Nationalist) Riot

Clyde C Coger Jr

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Confederate removal fight extends to KKK birthplace Stone Mountain

There's no bigger monument to the Confederacy than a towering sculpture carved into the side of Stone Mountain, outside Atlanta.
Edward Williams has lived near it for almost 20 years. When he looks at the sculpture, he says he fells that "the war continues" ...

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/confederate-removal-extends-to-kkk-birthplace-stone-mountain/?ftag=YHF4eb9d17&yptr=yahoo


The massive sculpture on Stone Mountain

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Clyde C Coger Jr

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The Myth of the Kindly General Lee
The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed

ADAM SERWER

... Lee was a devout Christian, and historians regard him as an accomplished tactician. But despite his ability to win individual battles, his decision to fight a conventional war against the more densely populated and industrialized North is considered by many historians to have been a fatal strategic error ...

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/06/the-myth-of-the-kindly-general-lee/529038/?mbid=nl_hps_59974c174c2b213f32f2bdbc&CNDID=49183601


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What Confederate Monument Builders Were Thinking
Southern leaders made it clear that statues were part of their early-20th-century effort "to establish white supremacy"
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Justin Fox

... These monuments, then, were to a large extent political statements, akin to the statements that John Knox made at the beginning of the 1901 convention. They were a big "in your face" from newly confident Southern whites to their black neighbors and to the Northern states that won the Civil War ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-08-20/what-confederate-monument-builders-were-thinking?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=bd&utm_campaign=headline&cmpId=yhoo.headline&yptr=yahoo


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