Mobile, Alabama, sold itself as a place that was different than other Southern towns and racially tranquil. That wasn’t the experience of police officer Wilbur Williams.
Edward Ball has written about his ancestors who owned slaves. Now he tackles the great-great-grandfather who fought for the South and joined the Klan.
The president plans to speak at the RNC on the anniversary of a racist rampage in Jacksonville, Florida.
“When you fight to honor racists, you show black Tennesseans and all of their allies where you stand,” Swift said. “You can’t change history, but you can change this.”
The Nathan Bedford Forrest Equestrian Statue in Nashville is a monument to the first Grand Wizard of the KKK. Like its subject, it is a monstrosity with an ugly past.
The new HBO docuseries “Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children” explores the 30 missing or murdered black children and young adults in Atlanta between 1979 and 1981.
The beast has long lurked in the bowels of our body politic. It awaited only the Man and the Moment.