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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

Caroline Randall Williams New York Times
I am more than half white, and none of it was consensual. White Southern men — my ancestors — took what they wanted from women they did not love, over whom they had extraordinary power, and then failed to claim their children.

Friday Nite Videos | June 12, 2020

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Treason, Shmeason: Trump Backs Fort Benedict Arnold

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
These bases are named after Confederate generals not because they personified either victory or freedom. They were named to reflect the politics of the viciously white racist South decades after the Civil War had ended.

Friday Nite Videos | July 5, 2019

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We Tried Skating On Confederate Monuments for July 4th

In this episode of Can You Skate It, Taji Ameen and his friends travel to Richmond, Virginia, the former capital of the Confederate States of America, to shred the statues on their skateboards. Because nothing says “Fuck your racist history” like skating all over it.

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