Tag: Confederacy

History in the Unmaking

Yesterday, the statue of Robert E. Lee was removed from its pedestal on Monument Avenue. The profanity laced pedestal remains.

Don’t Carry Me Back

Yes, Virginia, it’s been less than a month. I’ve always been proud to be from Virginia. A little less so in recent years. Even less in recent days. We’ve always known we had an ugly past. But in some ways, we thought we’d gone beyond that. We’ve always looked at scandals elsewhere and thought, that …

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