Cities Contextualize Confederate Statues

Cities Contextualize Confederate Statues

In Franklin, Tennessee, a lifesize statue of a Confederate soldier, referred to by locals as “Chip,” stands atop a 31-foot base in the center of the city’s public square. The statue was dedicated in 1899 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and is meant to...
The Silence of the Aides

The Silence of the Aides

WASHINGTON — There is a price to pay when a U.S. president communicates mostly through tweets, off-the-cuff responses to shouted questions and the rare press conference given in concert with a foreign leader. And that price is decreased credibility. It’s odd...
News From Around the South 9/30 to 10/7

News From Around the South 9/30 to 10/7

SOUTH CAROLINA: ‘Cradle of Deep South Culture’ Plantation Faces Uncertain Future  GOOSE CREEK, S.C. — There is no property in the state of South Carolina more historically significant than the Oaks Plantation home, at least according to former longtime...