Monday on CNN, network correspondent Jeremy Diamond weighed in on the speculation that President Donald Trump would give his Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech in Gettysburg, PA.
Michael Goodwin of the New York Post published an extensive investigative article on Sunday claiming that the family that owns the New York Times is descended from slaveowners.
President Donald Trump told a reporter Tuesday that the controversy over NASCAR’s recent ban on the display of the Confederate flag at races is not about the symbol itself, but about “freedom of speech.”
Work crews ventured to the heart of Richmond, Virginia, where they removed the statue of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart on Tuesday, one week after the city’s mayor ordered all Confederate monuments on city property be removed.
Department of Defense officials are said to be drafting a policy that would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Pentagon work environments.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that she would order the removal of portraits of former House Speakers who worked for the Confederacy.
Sen. Josh Hawley announced he will offer an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would allow military bases named after Confederate generals to keep their names. During the speech, he chastised the left’s “historical revisionism.”
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on Thursday expressed support for removing the names of Confederate figures from at least some U.S. military bases.
Protesters on Wednesday evening beheaded four statues on a Confederate monument in Portsmouth, Virginia, after the monument was defaced with spray paint hours earlier. Protesters told on-scene reporters that one man was badly injured after one of the toppled statues fell on his head.
All confederate monuments in Jacksonville, Florida, will soon be taken down, Mayor Lenny Curry said Tuesday at a protest outside City Hall.
A state judge in Virginia ruled on Wednesday that the city of Charlottesville cannot legally move the two statues to Confederate generals that sparked mass protests.
A woman was allegedly caught on camera defacing two Confederate monuments in North Carolina in the early hours of the Fourth of July, according to law enforcement.
A judge has ruled that statues of Confederate generals in Charlottesville, Virginia, are protected by state law — which will likely halt any local efforts to remove the monuments, according to reports on the opinion released Tuesday afternoon.