confederate monuments

Brief Cases

SHENANDOAH COUNTY PASTOR CALLS 911, IS ARRESTED A black pastor in Woodstock Virginia was visiting an apartment property he owns when he saw a man and woman he knew did not live on the property dragging a refrigerator to the… Read More ›

Many War Monuments, Too Few for Peace

By Frank Blechman Before humans had much language, we drew pictures. Our ancestors understood that images were so potent that they imbued them with supernatural qualities. In the Ten Commandments, there is an explicit rule denouncing “graven” images. Today, we… Read More ›

What Changed in Charlottesville

For white supremacists, Confederate monuments aren’t about the past — they symbolize a racist vision of the future. Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, August 11, 2019. By Karen L. Cox Two years ago last week, hundreds of white… Read More ›