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21 Nov 2017 23:03:15 GMT

Houston Chronicle

We know what Confederate symbols mean. Why keep them?
Houston Chronicle
In late October, Gov. Greg Abbott met with a legislator upset by the 1959 Children of the Confederacy Creed plaque near the Capitol Rotunda in Austin. The plaque reads in part: "We, therefore, pledge ourselves to preserve pure ideals: to honor our ...


Fox News

Confederate Motors officially announces name change
Fox News
The company didn't offer an explanation for the name change. The move comes amid a nationwide re-examination of symbols linked to the Civil War-era Confederacy. Confederate founder and CEO Matt Chambers moved his company to Alabama from New ...

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Shreveport Times

Dueling motions in Caddo Confederate monument court fight
Shreveport Times
Individual parish commissioners who voted to remove the Caddo Confederate monument have asked a judge to dismiss them from the lawsuit that seeks to stop the removal. Their request was in one of several filings since Nov. 14 in the case that pits the ...


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mayor: Atlanta streets named for Confederates to be renamed
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Reed said he was reviewing the recommendations from a committee selected to come up with a plan to address the fate of Confederate symbols around Atlanta.
Mayor Reed says city will rename streets named for ConfederatesMyAJC

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Tuscaloosa News

Confederate Motors rebranding in 2018
Tuscaloosa News
BIRMINGHAM — High-end motorcycle maker Confederate Motors Inc. announced Monday it is changing its name and abandoning internal combustion engines. Starting in January, the Birmingham-based company will be known as Curtiss Motorcycle Co., ...
Curtiss Motorcycle Company to Debut in 2018RideApart

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The Ledger

Another Perspective: A painful legacy should drive Confederate monument from Munn Park
The Ledger
Correcting the wrongs of slavery has proven to be the most elusive task for these United States of America since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which proclaimed the slaves within 10 of the states of the Confederacy to be free.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Is your Atlanta street named for a Confederate leader? Here's the list
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Cleburne Avenue, Cleburne Terrace Named after Patrick R. Cleburne, an Irish-born Confederate general who fought at Shiloh, Chickamauga and throughout the Chattanooga and Atlanta campaigns. He led 10,000 rebel troops at Pickett's Mill in Marietta.


The Advocate

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu working on book about race, Confederate monuments
The Advocate
NEW YORK — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is working on a book about his views on race and his support for taking down four Confederate monuments earlier this year. Viking told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Landrieu's "In the Shadow of ...
Mitch Landrieu to write book about confederate statue removalWGNO
Mayor Mitch Landrieu working on book about race, Confederate monument removalWDSU New Orleans
Landrieu working on book about race, monument removalWWL

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WDSU New Orleans

Confederate Motors Rebranding as Curtiss Motorcycles in 2018
U.S. News & World Report
Confederate Motors Rebranding as Curtiss Motorcycles in 2018. High-end motorcycle maker Confederate Motors Inc. is changing its name and abandoning internal combustion engines. Nov. 20, 2017, at 12:38 p.m.. Confederate Motors Rebranding as Curtiss ...
Rebirth of Curtiss Motorcycle Co.Business Wire (press release)

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The Olympian

School district releases script read during Confederate flag display
The Olympian
“As a district, we reiterate our apology for the inclusion of the Confederate flag in a ceremony that was intended to honor our United States veterans,” the document states. “The emotions it stirred overshadowed the true purpose of the event. We ...

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