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22 Jan 2018 03:58:58 GMT

NOLA.com

Confederate monument vandalized with paint, burning tire | NOLA.com
NOLA.com
Vandals spray-painted a monument to a Confederate soldier overnight Saturday (Jan. 20) and left a burning tire at its base. The monument, to Charles Didier Dreux, stands on the neutral ground along Jefferson Davis Parkway across Canal Street from the ...
Vandals spray paint Confederate monument in Mid-City overnight ...WWL

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Arizona Daily Star

Mike Anderson: Confederate flag's backers cite revisionist history
Arizona Daily Star
Although the American Civil War ended in 1865, its significance and causes remain the subjects of passionate discussion and debate. This was evidenced by the recent controversy involving State Rep. Todd Clodfelter and his public use of a personal ...
The Confederate Flag: A Symbol of States' Rights or Oppression?Prescott eNews

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Temple Daily Telegram

Yes, Confederate Heroes Day is a Texas state holiday. For some more than others
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Yes, that's a state holiday in Texas, and has been since 1931 when Confederate General Robert E. Lee's birthday was declared a state holiday. Attempts during the last two state legislative sessions to get the name of the holiday changed to “Civil War ...
Texas Observes Confederate Heroes Day Amid Growing DebateU.S. News & World Report
Confederate flag flies on Heroes Day outside Bell County CourthouseTemple Daily Telegram
Texas continues Confederate Heroes Day despite national protests over Confederate statuesTheBlaze.com

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Texas Tribune

Texas employees get Friday off to celebrate "Confederate heroes"
Texas Tribune
Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday isn't the only holiday this week for state employees in Texas. They can also take off Friday for a state holiday that has been a source of controversy: Confederate Heroes Day. Confederate Heroes Day is a skeleton ...
Texas to observe Confederate Heroes DayChron.com

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Longview News-Journal

Confederate Heroes Day draws crowd to Gregg County monument
Longview News-Journal
First Sgt. Charles Plumley was giving last-minute pointers to a line of rifle soldiers Saturday on the Gregg County Courthouse lawn, minutes before the local observance of Confederate Heroes Day fired off. "Just kind of keep your eyes going from left ...


WXIA-TV

DeKalb County to vote Tuesday on whether to remove Confederate monument
WXIA-TV
When construction of the monument was originally authorized and directed by the Camp of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy in the early 1900s, there was a formal dedication ceremony, but no clear indication that ownership ...


Atlas Obscura

The Museum That Keeps Now-Obscure Confederate Flags
Atlas Obscura
Last month Memphis, Tennessee, removed its last Confederate monuments, among them a memorial to Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. The city sold the land on which the statues stood to a nonprofit, which quickly ...
The curious case of Tuskegee's Confederate soldierLagniappe

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Denton Record Chronicle

Dalton Gregory: Move Confederate soldier statue to appropriate site
Denton Record Chronicle
Denton is not about celebrating or paying tribute to the Confederacy. We must reconsider honoring the soldiers who fought for the Confederacy. They certainly displayed many traits that we value such as loyalty, bravery and perseverance. But we can't ...


CW39

Confederate Heroes Day: A State Paid Holiday
CW39
HOUSTON— This week is full of celebrations and birthdays. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday was celebrated earlier in the week with dual parades and just four days later, whether you like it or not, in 'Texas' we bookend the week with the birthday ...
George P. Bush: Confederate Heroes Day Should Not Be a Texas HolidayBreitbart News

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Carroll County Times

Conversations around Confederate flags in Carroll Co. schools continue
Carroll County Times
The Board of Education came to a consensus at the meeting to have the school system's legal team look into whether CCPS can legally ban what is commonly referred to as the Confederate flag — which consists of white stars on a blue X-shaped cross over ...

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