Civil War

Fort Bragg Drops Name Of Confederate General, Renamed Fort Liberty

Fort Liberty is the only major Army base to not be named after a person of significance who served in the military.

Tennessee Statue Honoring Black Troops Unveiled Across The Street From Confederate Monument

The statue in downtown Franklin, Tenn., celebrates Black troops that served in the Civil War.
(Original Caption) 1/15/1965-Atlanta, GA: Dr. Martin Luther King points to Selma, Alabama on a map at a Southern Christian Leadership Conference office, as he calls for a three-pronged attack on racial barriers. Negro leaders indicate that January 18 will bring the biggest organized test to date of the new Civil Rights law. Volunteers are scheduled to march on the voter registration office, while others, too young to vote, will test the public accomodations section of the act. Still others will seek employment.

This Day in Black History: March 21, 1965

Civil rights demonstrators begin Alabama Freedom March.

Spike Lee Says If Trump Loses There ‘Could Be A Civil War’

“If it were up to him, I’d be singing Negro spirituals.”

Emperor Shields Tells Frederick Douglass He's Ready To Fight

The movie is based on a true story from the pre-Civil War.

Trump Doesn’t Know Why the Civil War Happened, But He Does Think Slave Owner Andrew Jackson Could Have Stopped It

"People don't ask..why was there a Civil War?"
Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino Says White Supremacy Will 'Finally' Be Dealt With in The Hateful Eight

The Civil War is the backdrop for his new film.

Sleuths Trace Fate of 1st Black Male Slave Freed By Lincoln

Historians have located the grave site of William Costley.

Activist Removes Confederate Flag From Monument

Black woman arrested by S.C. State Capitol police.

Son of Ex-Slave Who Fought in Union Army Dies at Age 97

Luke Martin Jr. died Sunday at his home in North Carolina.

Black Artist Uses Confederate Flag to Create Art

Leo Twiggs makes the white supremacy symbol his own.