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Ole Miss Edges Out of Its Confederate Shadow, Gingerly

Ole Miss Edges Out of Its Confederate Shadow, Gingerly

The Lucius Q.C. Lamar House Museum in Oxford, Miss. At Ole Miss, a plaque will be added at Lamar Hall describing his slaveholding and opposition to Reconstruction.
When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

Fawn Weaver on a farm in Lynchburg, Tenn., where Nearest Green and Jack Daniel first began distilling whiskey together.
When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

Fawn Weaver on a farm in Lynchburg, Tenn., where Nearest Green and Jack Daniel first began distilling whiskey together.
What Robert E. Lee Wrote to The Times About Slavery in 1858
‘The Lees Are Complex’: Descendants Grapple With a Rebel General’s Legacy

‘The Lees Are Complex’: Descendants Grapple With a Rebel General’s Legacy

Some descendants of Robert E. Lee say the time has come for public monuments to their forebear, like the statue in Charlottesville, Va., to be taken down; others want them retained.
Essay: Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson and the Ways We Talk About Our Past
Pope Ends Colombia Visit With Plea for Those ‘Still Being Sold as Slaves’

Pope Ends Colombia Visit With Plea for Those ‘Still Being Sold as Slaves’

Pope Francis visited the Sanctuary of St. Peter Claver, the patron saint of slaves, in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sunday.
Looking Back: 1851 | Born Into a Racial Turmoil That Has Never Ended
Looking Back: 1851 | Born Into a Racial Turmoil That Has Never Ended
Cornelia Bailey, Champion of African-Rooted Culture in Coastal Georgia, Dies at 72

Cornelia Bailey, Champion of African-Rooted Culture in Coastal Georgia, Dies at 72

Cornelia Bailey with her grandson Jemarcus on Sapelo Island in 2008. With young people increasingly leaving in search of higher education and jobs, she worried that the island’s culture would
John Kelly Pins Civil War on a ‘Lack of Ability to Compromise’

John Kelly Pins Civil War on a ‘Lack of Ability to Compromise’

John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, in the Oval Office last week.
John Kelly Pins Civil War on a ‘Lack of Ability to Compromise’

John Kelly Pins Civil War on a ‘Lack of Ability to Compromise’

John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, in the Oval Office last week.
A Refusal to Compromise? Civil War Historians Beg to Differ

A Refusal to Compromise? Civil War Historians Beg to Differ

John F. Kelly’s comments praising General Robert E. Lee and saying a lack of compromise led to the Civil War stirred intense reactions among historians.
Op-Ed Contributor: Slavery Thrived on Compromise, John Kelly

Op-Ed Contributor: Slavery Thrived on Compromise, John Kelly

African-Americans picking cotton in Savannah, Ga., near the time of the Civil War.
Princeton Digs Deep Into Its Fraught Racial History

Princeton Digs Deep Into Its Fraught Racial History

Princeton’s complicated history with slavery is exemplified by the building that housed the school’s early presidents, the first nine of whom owned slaves.

Southern Slavery, Unsanitized

The Whitney Plantation became the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery when it opened to the public in 2014.

Southern Slavery, Unsanitized

The Whitney Plantation became the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery when it opened to the public in 2014.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: America’s Statue Wars Are a Family Feud

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: America’s Statue Wars Are a Family Feud

A vandalized statue of Christopher Columbus at Seaside Park, in Bridgeport, Conn., in October.