Today The Nation Joins Texas Celebrating JuneteenthToday is Juneteenth the day our nation commemorates the de facto end of slavery in the United States.
Dallas Leaders Can't Agree On Whether Or Not To Tear Down City's Oldest Confederate StatueDallas' oldest public monument is a salute to the Confederacy, and the fight over whether it stays or goes has taken yet another turn.
Preservation Board Votes To Remove Confederate Plaque At State CapitolThe Texas State Preservation Board meets Friday to vote on removing a historically inaccurate confederate plaque at the Capitol.
Groups Using Super Bowl In Push Against Confederate StatuesA coalition of civil rights groups in Atlanta is using this year's Super Bowl to help kick off a renewed "war on the Confederacy," in a fight to remove Confederate monuments around the nation.
Texas Board Rejects Confederate Group's Latest License PlateThe plate was backed by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, who said "there's no profit in hiding our history."
Judge: March Deadline To Decide On Houston-Area RemainsA Houston-area judge has set a March deadline to decide whether century-old remains believed to be those of African-American prisoners should be reburied in a nearby historic cemetery or remain at a school construction site.
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.