“She’s trying to find peace. She’s not trying to disrespect anybody’s ancestors,” her childhood friend, Louis McFall, says in 'Should the Confederate Flag Still Fly in Mississippi?' a documentary. “Why should she not be represented by a flag that others are?” … [Read more...] about Rapper Genesis Be’s long battle versus the Confederate flag
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"Amazon must immediately stop the sale of dangerous and defective AmazonBasics products, recall them, and effectively and immediately notify consumers of potential risks," the Democratic senators wrote in a letter. "It is simply not enough to delete a product's retail listing page, leaving behind a dead URL and removing these consumer warnings from view. There is no excuse for purchasers of these products not to be immediately notified about consumer safety issues." … [Read more...] about Senators demand recalls after CNN report finds Amazon’s own products are being flagged as fire hazards
Later in June, a White graduate, retired Marine Lt. Col. George "Donnie" Hasseltine, wrote a viral essay on Medium proposing that the Jackson statue be moved to another place, such as the campus museum. A "bolder" step, he said, would be to put the Jackson statue at the Lexington cemetery where he is buried, or at the Chancellorsville, Va., battlefield where he was accidentally shot in the left arm and right hand by a soldier or soldiers from a North Carolina regiment. Jackson's left arm was amputated, and after developing pneumonia, he died May 10, 1863. … [Read more...] about At VMI, Black alumni want Stonewall Jackson’s statue removed. The school refuses.
Liz Peek is a Fox News contributor and former partner of major bracket Wall Street firm Wertheim & Company. A former columnist for the Fiscal Times, she writes for The Hill and contributes frequently to Fox News, the New York Sun and other publications. For more visit LizPeek.com. Follow her on Twitter @LizPeek. … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Left silences silent majority – but watch for this in November
“To me, it's disturbing whenever I see authority figures embracing Punisher iconography because the Punisher represents a failure of the Justice system. He's supposed to indict the collapse of social moral authority and the reality some people can't depend on institutions like the police or the military to act in a just and capable way,” he said. … [Read more...] about ‘The Punisher’ co-creator trying to take back the character’s skull logo, says it’s been ‘co-opted’ by police