Tag Archives: Confederate

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt resigns, approves removal of 'Silent Sam' Confederate statue

The controversial Confederate monument called 'Silent Sam' was toppled by protestors last August, but its base and plaque remained.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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HBO’s ‘Confederate’ Uproar Sparks TV Industry Debate

Should white creators tell black stories? Top creators John Ridley, Glen Mazzara and more weigh in on the controversial alt-history drama from the ‘Game Of Thrones’ creators, Amazon’s similarly-themed ‘Black America’ and whether it’s “all fair in love and television writing.” read more Hollywood Reporter

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‘Game of Thrones’ Bosses Defend ‘Confederate’ Sci-Fi Slave Drama: “The Concern Is Real”

The project elicited controversy about its depiction of modern day slavery after it was announced by the pay cabler Wednesday. read more Hollywood Reporter

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South Carolina lawmaker sends Confederate Christmas card to colleagues

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  A South Carolina lawmaker sent out a Christmas card featuring a photo of the Confederate flag that was removed this year from the Statehouse to his Republican colleagues, suggesting they use the holiday to “ask for forgiveness of all your sins such as betrayal.” Rep. Chris Corley said the card was a political statement to his fellow ...

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WALMART WOES Store to ‘melt’ class rings bearing Confederate flag

An Arkansas woman who went to pick up the class ring she ordered from Walmart left disappointed, after store officials told her the retailer’s new policy barred them from turning the item over — because it bore an image of the Confederate flag. Elaine Glidewell told KFSM someone from the store in Fort Smith called her to pick up the ...

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Bubba Watson removing the Confederate flag from his “General Lee”

 (AP/Barrett-Jackson) Bubba Watson won’t fly the Confederate flag. The professional golfer announced on Twitter that he is painting over the one emblazoned on the roof of his “General Lee” Dodge Charger and replacing it with an American flag, amid the controversy surrounding the embattled symbol. All men ARE created equal, I believe that so I will be painting the American ...

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