Threats Force Hollywood Cemetery to Remove Confederate Memorial

The Hollywood Forever Cemetery will remove a memorial to Confederate veterans buried at the site, thanks in part to threats of vandalism, as well as requests from activists, according to a Tuesday report in the Los Angeles Times.

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Alabama Makes It Illegal to Remove Confederate Monuments

The new law attempts to preserve history by making it illegal to remove monuments that have been in place for more than 40 years. The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017, signed into law Wednesday by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey

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Maya Wiley: Many Confederate States Refused to Expand Medicaid

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Maya Wiley, Professor of Urban Policy & Management at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, the New School’s Senior Vice President for Social Justice, and the Chair of New York City’s

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New Orleans Begins Removing Civil War-Era Monuments

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — The removal of Civil War-era monuments is underway after almost two years of calls by Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) to remove four that he deemed “racist”.

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Calexit: Leftists File Papers to Secede, Form New Confederacy

A group of left-wing Californians, frustrated with the recent election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, has filed an application to put a secession referendum — “Calexit” — on the 2018 ballot.

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Houston School Board Member: ‘Trump is Hitler 2.0!’

“Trump is Hitler 2.0!” decried Jolanda Jones, the fiery and often outspoken Houston school board trustee, reality-TV personality, and attorney, claiming to express her opinion about the President-elect in a tweet.

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Black Lives Matter Threatens Jackson Monument in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – A group aligned with the Black Lives Matter movement is threatening to physically tear down New Orleans, Louisiana’s most famous French Quarter monument depicting President Andrew Jackson on a horse.

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Taxpayers Slam Multi-Million Dollar Plans to Rename Houston Schools

Outraged taxpayers, parents, alumni, and community watchdog groups held a press conference at the Houston Independent School District offices Wednesday to protest the school board’s plans to spend millions in taxpayer dollars to rename eight schools. They feel the money would be better spent on the students.

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Cash-Strapped Texas School District Dumps 7 Confederate-Tied Campus Names

Controversy erupted at the cash-strapped Houston Independent School District Thursday when the board of trustees voted to change the names of seven of its schools originally named for Confederate war figures. At issue is how trustees handled the process, which left many Houstonians feeling disenfranchised and worried about the astronomical costs associated with the name changes. Some may sue.

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Texas School Board Ignores Arabic Connection to Slavery — Renames Other Schools

The protest organizer at an Arabic Immersion Magnet School says it is ironic that the seventh largest school district in the U.S. is ignoring the Arabic culture’s “long and ongoing culture of enslavement” while stripping names off of schools of anyone connected with the Confederacy or slavery (and spending millions to do so).

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Changing Name of Texas Public School Will Cost Taxpayers $500K

HOUSTON, Texas — Changing the name of just one middle school in Texas will cost Houston taxpayers almost $500,000. Some Houston taxpayers are not happy about the cost of the name change, and some former students, parents of students, and current students at the middle school are not happy about the name change either.

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More Texas School Districts Seek to Erase Confederate History

More Texas school districts seek to erase their Confederate history by rebranding campuses with politically correct names. This reality, sparked by the 2015 tragic, fatal shootings of nine black church parishioners in South Carolina, has only been exacerbated by images that surfaced of the shooter with the Confederate flag.

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