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Trump: Convention speech locale is White House or Gettysburg

19 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   6 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Monday that his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination will be held at either the White House or the Gettysburg...
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The Christian Devotion to a White America

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

For a number of reasons, the history of American slavery has been in the news over the past year. The New York Times's 1619 Project -commemorating the 400th anniversary of the...
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The Black, Millennial Mayor Who Tore Down His City's White Monuments

The Black, Millennial Mayor Who Tore Down His City's White Monuments

2 days ago   |   Politico

RICHMOND, Va.-At noon on June 2, more than a thousand people thronged the plaza outside city hall to hold the young mayor to account. The night before, protesters had gathered...
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Michigan inn removes Norwegian flag over Confederacy confusion, but finds way to keep national flare

5 days ago   |   NY Daily News

A Michigan inn that flew a Norwegian flag bagged the banner after people mistook it for the symbol of the Confederacy.
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No final word on Robert. E. Lee HS name change given at Goose Creek ISD meeting

6 days ago   |   ABC

The school board didn't mention a final decision or vote to change the name, even after more than half the people at the meeting were in favor of it.
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Goose Creek ISD to address possible name change of Robert E. Lee High School

7 days ago   |   ABC

Plus, the Missouri City council is set to discuss changing street names that refer to Confederate generals or include the word "plantation."
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'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

8 days ago   |   NPR

More than 60 monuments that celebrate the Confederacy and its military men have come down in cities all across America. But more than 1,700 remain, according to the Southern...
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Trump was secretly recorded boasting on speakerphone of how many retweets he got for a post defending Confederate base names

Trump was secretly recorded boasting on speakerphone of how many retweets he got for a post defending Confederate base names

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

A patron in a Washington, D.C., restaurant recorded a speakerphone call between President Donald Trump and a congressional ally then sent it to The New York Times. In the call...
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Michigan inn owners remove Norwegian flag after taking flak from folk mistaking it for Confederacy banner

Michigan inn owners remove Norwegian flag after taking flak from folk mistaking it for Confederacy banner

12 days ago   |   RT

What is red, has a white and blue cross and may make people call you a racist? A Norwegian flag... which owners of a Michigan inn decided to pull down after too many people got...
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Naval Academy buildings named after Confederate sailors could be renamed under defense act

12 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The National Defense Authorization Act, which has passed the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, has language in each of its copies that would call for the renaming...
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Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

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