Frederick Douglass' July 4 Speeches Trace American HistoryMore than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined.
Council Votes To Remove Confederate Leaders' Names From 2 Austin RoadsThe City Council voted Thursday to change the names of Robert E. Lee Road and Jeff Davis Avenue.
Texas Governor Says 'Inaccurate' Displays Unfit For CapitolTexas Gov. Greg Abbott's office said Monday that "substantially inaccurate historical statements" don't belong on display at the state Capitol as they seek a review of a Confederate marker that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.
Lawmaker: Texas Governor Supports Confederate Marker RemovalA Texas lawmaker says Republican Gov. Greg Abbott privately told him that he supports removing a Confederate marker inside the State Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.
Civil War Lessons Often Depend On School's LocationThe Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of the conflict that vary from state to state and even district to district.
State Lawmaker Wants Confederate Plaque Removed From Texas CapitolA state lawmaker from Dallas wants a Confederate plaque removed from the Capitol building.
Deadly Rally Accelerates Removal Of Confederate Statues Across USThe deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is fueling another re-evaluation of Confederate statues in cities across the nation
Lawmakers Meet Privately To Discuss Confederate SymbolsSome Southern legislators have met privately to discuss Confederate symbols and race relations.
New Orleans To Begin Tearing Down Confederate StatuesNew Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance.
Pope OKs Martyrdom Decree For U.S. Priest Killed In GuatemalaPope Francis has put an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war on the path to possible sainthood by declaring him a martyr.
Texas African-American History Memorial Unveiled Amid ProtestsOfficials have dedicated a monument on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol recognizing the contributions of African-Americans in the state.
Future Of New Orleans Confederate Monuments Argued In CourtA court is expected to hear arguments on whether New Orleans should be able to remove four Confederate monuments.