civil war

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.
10/27/2021

This Day in Black History: March 21, 1965

Civil rights demonstrators begin Alabama Freedom March.
03/21/2021

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

“If it were up to him, I’d be singing Negro spirituals.”
10/08/2020

Emperor Shields Tells Frederick Douglass He's Ready To Fight

The movie is based on a true story from the pre-Civil War.
02/18/2020

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?"
05/01/2017

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

The Civil War is the backdrop for his new film.
08/10/2015

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

Historians have located the grave site of William Costley.
07/20/2015

Activist Removes Confederate Flag From Monument

Black woman arrested by S.C. State Capitol police.
06/27/2015

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

Luke Martin Jr. died Sunday at his home in North Carolina.
01/28/2015

Black Artist Uses Confederate Flag to Create Art

Leo Twiggs makes the white supremacy symbol his own.
10/08/2014

This Day in Black History: July 14, 1953

George Washington Carver monument is dedicated.
07/14/2014