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Bob Iger Confirms Song of the South Will Not Be on Disney+, Says It's 'Not Appropriate in Today’s World'

Bob Iger Confirms Song of the South Will Not Be on Disney+, Says It's 'Not Appropriate in Today’s World'

It looks like Disney+ won’t feed your “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” earworm anytime soon!Read more...
65 Per Cent of French Believe French Civilisation Will Collapse

65 Per Cent of French Believe French Civilisation Will Collapse

A survey released by polling firm Ifop has claimed that more than six in ten French people think that French civilisation as we know it will collapse.
The Civil War Wasn’t Just About the Union and the Confederacy. Native Americans Played a Role Too

The Civil War Wasn’t Just About the Union and the Confederacy. Native Americans Played a Role Too

As the Civil War began, the Union wanted to control New Mexico as a way to access the gold in the mountains of the West and California’s deep-water ports. The Confederates wanted these same resources,
Virginia will eliminate state holiday honoring confederate generals and make Election Day a holiday instead

Virginia will eliminate state holiday honoring confederate generals and make Election Day a holiday instead

Lee-Jackson Day is a state holiday in Virginia, meant to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as "defenders of causes." But the Virginia House voted to stop lionizing the slave-owning
Weird Civil War 'witch bottle' discovered off Virginia interstate highway

Weird Civil War 'witch bottle' discovered off Virginia interstate highway

1p>Highlighting the age-old adage that one man's junk is another man's treasure, a creepy artifact known by researchers as a witch bottle was discovered near an old 19th-century encampment hearth
2A Extremists Freak Out Over VA Governor's Gun Ban At Lobbying Event

2A Extremists Freak Out Over VA Governor's Gun Ban At Lobbying Event

Via VICE, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency In response to what he says was “credible intelligence” of threats of violence at an upcoming gun rights rally in Richmond. He
Kehinde Wiley’s Anti-Confederate Memorial

Kehinde Wiley’s Anti-Confederate Memorial

Kriston Capps on Kehinde Wiley’s new statue, “Rumors of War,” an anti-Confederate memorial recently installed in Richmond, Virginia.
Trump campaign latches on to far-right Civil War rhetoric in wake of impeachment

Trump campaign latches on to far-right Civil War rhetoric in wake of impeachment

So far it hasnt happened. The post Trump campaign latches on to far-right Civil War rhetoric in wake of impeachment appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Historian: America's Homeschooling Mothers Are Leading Our Next Revolution

Historian: America's Homeschooling Mothers Are Leading Our Next Revolution

“The leaders of the revolution are America’s homeschooling mothers,” said C. Bradley Thompson, professor of political science professor at Clemson University and author of America’s Revolutionary
Maher: We 'Have to Learn to Live with Each Other' - A Second Civil War Is Possible

Maher: We 'Have to Learn to Live with Each Other' - A Second Civil War Is Possible

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated that Americans “have to learn to live with each other,” despite political differences, “or there will be blood.” Maher began by
What W. E. B. Du Bois Conveyed in His Captivating Infographics

What W. E. B. Du Bois Conveyed in His Captivating Infographics

Hua Hsu writes about the striking statistical graphics that W. E. B. Du Bois and his curators commissioned for the World’s Fair, reprinted in the book “Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris
Oh, Oh, Oh, Louie Doubles Down!

Oh, Oh, Oh, Louie Doubles Down!

Good Lord, Louie just keeps on spewing stuff that makes no sense. First, he threatened a civil war if Trump is impeached. He better start hoarding muskets because Trump is going to be impeached. If a
Exclusive--Louie Gohmert: Impeachment Push Is Actually More Like ‘Communist Revolution’ Than ‘Civil War'

Exclusive--Louie Gohmert: Impeachment Push Is Actually More Like ‘Communist Revolution’ Than ‘Civil War'

Democrats' attempts to impeach Donald Trump is closer to a "communist revolution" than "civil war," said Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX).
Louie Gohmert On Impeachment: 'Coup, Civil War And Guns'

Louie Gohmert On Impeachment: 'Coup, Civil War And Guns'

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) accused House Democrats of a “coup” against President Donald Trump after the congressional body voted to exercise its impeachment duties. Just minutes after House Democrats
The Making of a White Supremacist Myth

The Making of a White Supremacist Myth

On April 19, 2019, a man—who, in his profile picture, wears a hat emblazoned with the Confederate battle flag—posted in a called “Black Confederates and Other Minorities in the War of Northern
What Can We Learn from the Germans About Confronting Our History?

What Can We Learn from the Germans About Confronting Our History?

Lizzie Widdicombe on the philosopher Susan Neiman’s recent book, “Learning from the Germans,” and her case for an American version of Germany’s “working off the past,” referring to the process through
It’s Spain’s turn to ponder what to do with a dead dictator

It’s Spain’s turn to ponder what to do with a dead dictator

The exhumation plans for Spain's former dictator have coincided with a verdict on Catalan politicians that has sparked protests—a fracture dating back to the Franco era.
Trump’s Syria retreat blamed for murder of pro-democracy leader

Trump’s Syria retreat blamed for murder of pro-democracy leader

The murder of Hervin Khalaf has become a symbol of American hypocrisy.
This Candidate for Congress Says Her Love For a KKK Grand Wizard Is Totally Not Racist

This Candidate for Congress Says Her Love For a KKK Grand Wizard Is Totally Not Racist

Nichole Williams posted a photo of herself on Facebook with a patch that reads "Ride with Forrest," a reference to an early leader of the KKK.