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A quick history on the Confederate Flag

Recently, the confederate flag’s history has been under fire. Except, many are unsure about what this history actually is. According to a YouGov Poll, taken earlier this year, 41% of people surveyed viewed the flag as a symbol of history and heritage. 1,234 more words

The Final Settlement

I hike up ahead. That snap
And crack of branches breaking,
Is me, hiking up ahead.

And passing by a door, there
Sat Calhoun, wrapped up tight… 93 more words

Poetry

Pic of the Day: "A Time for Killing" revisited

Ending the week and kicking off the Fourth of July weekend here in the US is another look at Billy Cat, the “Yankee from Missourah” of… 51 more words

Timothy Carey

HOW LONG WILL IT LINGER

HOW LONG WILL IT LINGER

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misty summer day

over the civil war

cemetery — lingering smoke

© Copyright 2015-2016 Ron Evans 9 more words

Poetry

Robert E. Lee is Rolling Over in His Grave

The Confederate flag has been at the center of controversy after a gunman killed 9 African Americans at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina last month. 957 more words

African Methodist Episcopal Church

A Center of Controversy

In recent weeks, turmoil and controversy have once again reared its ugly head due to the Charleston shootings in South Carolina. It seems it is something else to put the fear and hatred in people and fuel a seemingly never ending cycle of hate and bigotry. 368 more words

Charleston Shootings

Peaches n' Cream

“As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.” 50 more words

Cartoons