The idea that we fundamentally have more things in common than we have differences; that it is important to cross borders of race, ethnicity, class, and geography; that no neighborhood is the preserve of any one racial, ethnic, or religious group; and that all forms of illegal discrimination must be fought, wherever and whenever they manifest themselves. Once upon a time, it was called the Civil Rights Movement.
In the wake of the Union victory in 1865 over the traitorous white South, the expectation of those who had fought to defend slavery was that the federal government would impose a radically new order...view
This section of the site is under construction. We have begun with many of the basic federal civil rights protections (below), and you will see a link to the text of the original Reconstruction Era...view
November 9, 2010 — James Loewen is co-editor of the recently published “Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader.” Remapping Debate sat down with him to discuss the importance of bringing back from...view