Posts Tagged ‘Confederacy’

September 23rd, 2021 - 2:24 pm § in Racism

Robert E. Lee statue replaced with slave tribute

Robert E. Lee wasn’t the hero of mythology. He was a slaveowner who led an army that fought a treasonous war of rebellion with the aim of preserving the “abominable institution” of slavery. Good riddance to his statue. Southern whites were never victims of oppression; they were opp[...]

July 18th, 2021 - 7:09 pm § in Politics

The Confederacy’s founding principle

“The constitution [of 1787] … rested upon the assumption of the equality of races. This was an error. … Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea; its foundations are laid, its corner-stone rests, upon the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man;[...]

July 24th, 2020 - 1:52 am § in America

251st Anniversary of a Slave Auction


June 4th, 2020 - 1:57 pm § in Racism

Going, going, going …

Statutes of Confederate heroes Robert E. Lee, J.E.B. Stuart, Stonewall Jackson, Jefferson Davis, and Confederate naval officer Mathew Fontaine Maury lining Richmond’s Monument Avenue are coming down. Read story here. Photo: Protesters surrounded the grafitti-smeared Robert E. Lee statute in R[...]

April 1st, 2020 - 5:10 am § in Misc.

Rare Civil War Photo


November 17th, 2018 - 12:19 am § in Misc.

Justice delayed, very delayed

Seventy-seven-year-old James Bonard Fowler pled guilty to one count of second-degree manslaughter two weeks before he was set to go to trial. He had been charged with two counts of murder in the 1965 shooting of 26-year-old Jimmie Lee Jackson during a melee in a restaurant in Marion, Alabama. Fowler[...]

July 3rd, 2018 - 7:58 am § in Misc.

Slave Auction


May 28th, 2018 - 2:04 am § in Misc.

How Memorial Day Started

I write a lot abut how horrid the history and much of the present of South Carolina is.  Here is an exception, a story that is very special on Memorial Day. : Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been […][...]

May 18th, 2018 - 1:35 am § in Misc.

The Hundreth Anniversary: When Georgia Lynched a Pregnant Woman


February 27th, 2018 - 7:45 am § in Misc.

When the lawyer is a kike,

The sheriff  called the prosecutor a “son-of-a-bitch Jew bastard” and threatened to shoot him “right between [his] goddamned Jewish eyes.” The kike prosecutor has asked the court for  new conditions modifying Ackal’s release from jail pending his trial. New restrictions would include [...]