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."
North Texas Mother Furious After Special Needs Son Comes Home From School With Confederate Flag HatAusten Mornes has enjoyed the eight years he’s spent playing on Lewisville ISD’s Special Olympics flag football team. But the 21-year-old with autism now feels uncomfortable going back to practice next week.
Public Schools Grappling With Confederate Names, ImagesWith a new school year dawning, education officials are grappling with whether to remove the names, images and statues of Confederate figures from public schools — especially since some are now filled with students of color.
Mississippi Holds On To State Flag With Confederate SymbolThe same leaders who control Mississippi flag legislation remain in office, with the Republican governor and lieutenant governor still saying flag design should be determined by a statewide election.
Ole Miss Removes State Flag That Features Confederate EmblemInterim University of Mississippi Chancellor Morris Stocks says he ordered the Mississippi state flag taken down because it 'had become a point of contention.'
Confederate Sticker In Police Locker Room Prompts InvestigationDallas Police have launched an internal investigation after a bumper sticker displaying a Confederate flag was reportedly found in an officer's locker in the men's room at Dallas Love Field Airport.
Confederate Symbols Flack Expected To Draw Crowd At Birdville ISD MeetingThe battle over confederate symbols at a North Texas school district is stirring up a heated debate. A big crowd is expected Thursday night at the Birdville Independent School District headquarters in Haltom City.
Robert E. Lee Statue Vandalized In Dallas ParkCould it be coincidence that the defacing of the sculpture occurred on the same day as the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of South Carolina's state house?
South Carolina's Confederate Flag Will Be Removed FridayMore than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner will be removed Friday in a state where such a reversal seemed unthinkable a month ago.
Texas Motor Speedway Asking Race Fans To Ditch The Confederate FlagTexas Motor Speedway has joined a NASCAR plea for fans to stop bringing Confederate Flags to the track.
NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Backs Ban On Confederate FlagNASCAR's most popular driver is calling the Confederate flag 'offensive to an entire race' while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol.
Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag's MeaningLynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. "It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on."
14 Years Ago, Bush Removed Confederate Flag In FloridaRepublican presidential candidate Jeb Bush faced a similar decision as South Carolina officials - whether to remove the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds - more than a decade ago in Florida.
Some North Texas Stores Aren't Ditching Confederate Flag"We carry the five flags of the Confederacy," says Denise Lucas of The Flag Store. She's not a fan of the flag, but it's history.