Civil War

“Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror” unflinchingly explores America’s brutal history of lynching and provides a powerful history lesson, using individual stories that show, despite “emancipation,” thousands of African Americans were brutally murdered in this country in the name of the White supremacist status quo.

Mississippi is the only state in the United States that continues to fly a Confederate emblem on its flag and the fight to bring it down has reached the nation's capital.

Conservative voters and poor Whites are becoming more hostile since Donald Trump launched his campaign for president, but why are they so mad; why is their anger increasing and being aimed at minorities?

After disagreeing on a $5.3 million commission for the flag and repairs for the museum, a $3.6 million budget was considered.

On Sunday, Anthony Hervey, a 49-year-old Black man from Oxford, Mississippi known for supporting the state Confederate flag, was killed in a car accident. Hervey’s 2005…

Nearly 100 years ago, racism prevented Black Army Pvt. Scott Carnal of the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry from receiving a proper burial when he died…

The contributions of freed slaves-turned-soldiers for the Union Army during the American Civil War were numerous, with many Black fighters awarded with medals and other…

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War when the nation was divided over the issue of slavery. During that time, many…

WASHINGTON DC — With this year marking the 150 anniversary of the American Civil War, a new, fully-renovated African-American Civil War Museum is set to open its door on July 18 in Washignton DC. The museum now  houses  5,ooo square feet of exhibits that commemorates the sacrifice of African-American soldiers in the war, compared to […]

Is the right to display a Confederate flag a matter of free speech? Or should anything related to a government function, whether it is a building or an instrument of law, remain unfettered by symbols that are offensive to millions? While the answer seems obvious, this debate is heating up again as our nation endures […]