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Nearly 90% of House Republicans voted to restore a Confederate memorial at Arlington National Cemetery

Last year, the memorial was removed from Arlington Cemetery as part of a push to rethink military i…

John L. Dorman   


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The US Army's ability to maneuver rapidly on the battlefield may be over

Modern weapons have become so accurate and lethal that soon even the most advanced armies will not …

Michael Peck   


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The US Army isn't ready to attack across rivers

The US Army has a checkered past with river crossings, and modern weapons are making these operatio…

Michael Peck   


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House Republicans urge Pentagon to block removal of a Confederate memorial from Arlington National Cemetery

A group of more than 40 Republican lawmakers want to stop the Pentagon from removing a controversia…

Nathan Rennolds   


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A new bill in Florida would allow citizens to sue for damage to or removal of Confederate statues

The bill does not explicitly mention Confederate statues and is meant to protect all historical mon…

Hannah Getahun   


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How Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a federal holiday

A bill honoring Martin Luther King Jr. was first introduced in 1968, but it took 32 years for all 5…

Sonam Sheth   


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The US Navy is changing the name of a warship to honor a former slave who escaped to freedom on a stolen Confederate ship

The missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville, originally named after a major Confederate victory, will …

Jake Epstein   


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Pro-Confederates celebrating 'Confederate Memorial Day' clashed with protestors at Georgia's Stone Mountain

"We have been fighting this war since 1861. We will be victorious," a Sons of Confederate Veterans …

Katie Balevic   


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Alabama school board votes to remove names of Confederate leaders from 2 buildings and rename them after civil rights figures

"Our job is to make our spaces comfortable for our kids," Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent …

Pocharapon Neammanee   


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US military academies should honor 'greatest examples' of the past and ditch Confederate names, commission says

The commission said removing the names of those who defended slavery was not about "erasing history…

Charles R. Davis   


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Confederate flags banned from CMA country music festival for the first time

The Country Music Association said it was banning "Confederate flag imagery of any kind" from CMA F…

Alia Shoaib   


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9 US Army bases named for Confederate leaders have been recommended to get these new names

If confirmed, the suggestions would name bases after Black soldiers and women soldiers for the firs…

Julie Coleman   


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Christopher Columbus statue in Rhode Island that was removed after protests in 2020 quietly finds a new home. 'It's American history,' the mayor said.

A Christopher Columbus statue in Rhode Island that was vandalized during the 2020 racial justice pr…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Mississippi governor proclaims April both Confederate Heritage Month and Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month, sparking backlash

Gov. Tate Reeves defended himself by saying he was carrying out a tradition set by his predecessors.

Hannah Getahun   


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Man who carried a Confederate flag inside the US Capitol was the 'complete opposite of pleasant,' cop testifies

A Capitol police officer hailed for luring rioters away from lawmakers January 6 said the Capitol a…

C. Ryan Barber   


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Confederate Festival in Brazilian town where US exiles from the South founded a slave-owning colony after the Civil War faces ban, report says

An annual festival is held in a remote Brazilian town where thousands of supporters of the Confeder…

Joshua Zitser   


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A Black man convicted of assault was given a retrial because the jury deliberated his case in a room decorated with Confederate signs

The jury deliberated Tim Gilbert's case in a room maintained by a Confederate heritage group. His l…

Sophia Ankel   


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