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Schools named after Robert E. Lee are renaming themselves after other famous Lees to avoid spending money on new signs

About 100 public schools in the United States are named after Confederate leaders, most commonly Robert E. Lee.
Mississippi's flag.

Elizabeth Warren says it’s time for Mississippi to adopt a new state flag

Mississippi's flag, which features a confederate battle emblem, has been a source of controversy.
Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

Mississippi’s Republican Senate candidate is feeling the heat after it’s revealed that she attended a ‘segregation academy’ an...

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, the Mississippi Republican up for reelection in a Tuesday runoff, is being criticized for racism.
Guests enjoy the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Why no one can agree where the South really is

The South is the fastest growing region in the United States, but not everyone agrees on where the South actually is. Experts are often at odds with public perception when it comes to states like Texas, Missouri, Maryland, and Delaware.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Here’s what happened the last time someone was expelled from the Senate, more than 150 years ago

But a solution that has been gaining increasing traction among top Republicans in recent days is expelling Moore from the Senate should he win on December 12.

Every Confederate statue must come down — not because of what they are, because of why they are

OPINION: Confederate statues were erected as the loudest dog whistle to non-white subjugation in American history.

There are hundreds of Confederate monuments across the US — here’s when they were built

Most Confederate memorials were been built at times when supporters of the Confederacy likely felt threatened by the growth of racial equality.

There are still 100s of Confederacy symbols across the US — here’s where they are

Removing prominent Confederate monuments is a trend that has picked up steam in recent years, but there's still a long way to go before all of them are gone.

‘Is it George Washington next week?’ Trump asked as Confederate statues begin to fall around the US — here’s their disturbing ...

In a press conference on the violence in Charlottesville, US President Donald Trump blasted the push to remove Confederate monuments from public spaces.