Tag: Slavery

Lynching and the Jeff Davis Highway

The Fairfax County, Virginia Board of Supervisors this week set up a task force to suggest renaming two major roads in the county named after Confederate generals, a topic discussed six years ago by CN‘s founding editor Robert Parry. 

Scoundrels and Reparations

Sharpton: Faux king maker. (JC Multimedia via vimeo)

Even though it’s a clearcut matter of justice, reparations require black people to develop more of a consensus before any national discussion, writes Margaret Kimberly.

President Trump’s ‘White Blindness’

Exclusive: By defending “beautiful” Confederate statues, President Trump shows how little he understands about the evils of slavery and the cruelty on lynchings and segregation, but he is by no means alone, writes Robert Parry.