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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and the city council took dramatic measures this week regarding statues that have caused conflict in Baltimore. In the aftermath of the  “Unite or Die” hate rally that left one person dead, the Baltimore City Council passed a resolution calling for the immediate deconstruction of four monuments. The resolution was authorized by Mayor…

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  This past week, officials in New Orleans have been removing Confederate monuments to the city. There was growing sentiment that these statues honor racists and the system of White supremacy in Louisiana. Protestors against the removal of the monuments have stood vigil hoping to stop the removal. One such protestor is a Black woman named…

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There are many untold stories of Black Americans who were a vital part of the emancipation of our people and the building of the United States. One such story is that of Robert Smalls, a slave forced to serve in the Confederate Navy and his daring escape that freed slaves and captured a Confederate ship.…

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New GA License Plate Racist

The state of Georgia has once again showed its racial insensitivity. The Georgia Department of Motor Vehicles now offers a license plate featuring the Confederate flag. This flag is sponsored through the Sons of Confederate Veterans, which is a southern regional organization.  The new tag has reignited a debate about whether the confederate flag honors…

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