Confederacy

The SCLC, founded by Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., says that all symbols of the Confederacy must be removed from society. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

SCLC Founded By Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Says “All Aspects Of The Confederacy Must Be Removed From Our Society”

“No reflection of our history should be related to any degree to enhance the Confederacy as we know it”, says Dr. Charles Steele, national president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Steele, who heads the […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2015

The Confederate Flag was removed from the  South Carolina statehouse in Columbia on Friday in the wake of the nine murders at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rep. Hank Johnson Says “Stone Mountain Is Not The Same As The State Capitol” When It Comes To The Confederate Flag

Congressman Hank Johnson says he turned on the television in order to see the Confederate Flag being brought down Friday from outside the South Carolina statehouse. According to Johnson, “the flag was coming down and […]

WAOK-AM–07/13/2015

The Confederate Flag was removed from the  South Carolina statehouse in Columbia on Friday in the wake of the nine murders at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

I’m Black and I Support The Confederate Flag

The Confederate Flag has sparked many debates across the country, and many of considered the debate to be yet another cause of racial tension in the United States. However, there are few African American citizens […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2015

A statue of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States of America, inside the Lincoln Memorial at Washington DC. (Photo by Terry Chambers/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

University Of Alabama Librarians Uncover 2 Letters From Abraham Lincoln

University of Alabama librarians have uncovered two letters written by President Abraham Lincoln.

08/18/2014

File photo of a man taking down a Confederate flag. (Photo by Marianne Todd/Getty Images)

City Renames 3 Parks That Honored Confederacy

The City Council voted Monday to change the names of three parks that honor the Confederacy and two of its notable members.

02/06/2013