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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

“The black people I come from were owned and raped by the white people I come from. Who dares to tell me to celebrate them?” So writes Caroline Randall Williams.  To read her complete essay, click here.

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Equal-Opportunity Evil

In her new book, They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South, Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers challenges “the idea that white women were innocent bystanders to the white male practice of enslavement. Her goal . ….

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Touring the Deep South, Where the Confederacy Is Set in Stone

Journalists John Eligon and Trymaine Lee recently toured Southern states to take a measure of attitudes toward preserving the history of the Confederacy and slavery.  Among those interviewed were descendants of enslavers, including Jefferson Davis, and enslaved.  Opinions expressed include:…

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The Civil Rights Movement: Through the Lens of Julius Lester, Panel Discussion and Reception, April 20 at 4:30 p.m.

Julius Lester, civil rights activist, author, and professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, photographed the black South and portions of the civil rights movement from 1964-68.  His photographs, which will be exhibited in the Bernstein Gallery of Robertson…

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