United States  

Confederate States of America

De facto federal republic in North America from 1861 to 1865

Confederate States of America    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Confederate States of America: De facto federal republic in North America from 1861 to 1865
The Confederate States of America (CSA), commonly referred to as the Confederate States or the Confederacy, was an unrecognized breakaway state that fought against the United States during the American Civil War.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Justin Timberlake calls for removal of Confederate leaders statues [Video]

Justin Timberlake calls for removal of Confederate leaders statues

Justin Timberlake has demanded southern state officials in the U.S. remove statues commemorating Confederate leaders.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published
Justin Timberlake: Confederate Monuments Must Come Down [Video]

Justin Timberlake: Confederate Monuments Must Come Down

(CNN) Justin Timberlake has become the latest public figure to call for the removal of Confederate monuments across the US. The musician and actor, who is from Tennessee, shared his thoughts regarding..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published
White House Says Trump Undecided On Confederate Flag, Against "Cancel Culture" [Video]

White House Says Trump Undecided On Confederate Flag, Against "Cancel Culture"

During Monday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany kept quiet. McEnany would not say whether President Trump supports flying the Confederate flag or is against it. "What we're..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published
Trump rails against ''new left fascism' at rally [Video]

Trump rails against ''new left fascism' at rally

President Donald Trump on Friday railed against "angry mobs" that tried to tear down statues of Confederate leaders and other historical figures, warning thousands of supporters at Mount Rushmore that..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published
Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues [Video]

Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues

The Democratic mayor of Richmond, Virginia, Levar Stoney, has invoked his emergency powers to remove multiple Confederate statues in the city.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:23Published
Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond [Video]

Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond

Crews removed a statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson with a crane and ropes on Wednesday in Richmond, Virginia, the same day a state law went into effect authorizing cities to remove..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published
Former Mississippi flag lowered at State Capitol [Video]

Former Mississippi flag lowered at State Capitol

The former Mississippi state flag bearing a Confederate emblem on Wednesday was lowered outside of the State Capitol building in Jackson, a day after Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill into law that..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:36Published
Mississippi officially drops Confederate-themed flag [Video]

Mississippi officially drops Confederate-themed flag

Mississippi has officially retired the last state flag in the US with the Confederate battle emblem.Republican governor Tate Reeves signed the historic bill on Tuesday at the Governor's Mansion,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:05Published
Mississippi will remove Confederate emblem flag [Video]

Mississippi will remove Confederate emblem flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill into law replacing the current state flag that includes a Confederate emblem, a gesture triggered by support across the United States to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published
Mississippi To Change Confederate State Flag To A New Design [Video]

Mississippi To Change Confederate State Flag To A New Design

Tate Reeves is set to sign a bill Tuesday evening in the southern state of Mississippi. The bill is to remove the Confederate emblem from the official Mississippi state flag. Mississippi is the only..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published
Half Mast: Mississippi Takes First Step In Removing Confederate Symbolism From State Flag [Video]

Half Mast: Mississippi Takes First Step In Removing Confederate Symbolism From State Flag

Mississippi may no longer feature the Confederate battle emblem on its state flag. CNN reports the Mississippi state House of Representatives on Sunday passed a bill to remove from the state's flag the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Mississippi moves to change its state flag [Video]

Mississippi moves to change its state flag

[NFA] The Mississippi state legislature over the weekend voted to move ahead with a process that could result in the removal of a Confederate emblem from its state flag, and the governor vowed to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published
Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag [Video]

Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag

Mississippi’s House of Representatives and Senate voted to remove the Confederate emblem from the state’s flag. Gov. Tate Reeves promised he would sign a bill to create a new state flag if..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores [Video]

Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores

Walmart said it will not display in its stores the flag of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which includes a Confederate flag emblem, and is separately reviewing if items sold on its website in Canada..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published
Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:06Published
Washington Wizards and Mystics take part in Juneteenth march, marking the anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S. [Video]

Washington Wizards and Mystics take part in Juneteenth march, marking the anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S.

Washington Wizards stars Bradley Beal, John Wall, and Rui Hachimura join WNBA Mystics at Juneteenth march in D.C., marking the anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:48Published
Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi [Video]

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
Juneteenth Takes On Added Meaning This Year [Video]

Juneteenth Takes On Added Meaning This Year

Juneteenth, the annual U.S. holiday that falls on June 19, has taken on greater meaning for many this year. Juneteenth, which is a mash-up of the words June and 19th, is also known as Emancipation Day...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Fan launches petition calling for Dolly Parton statues to replace Confederate monuments [Video]

Fan launches petition calling for Dolly Parton statues to replace Confederate monuments

A Dolly Parton fan has launched an online petition urging officials to replace statues of controversial Confederate figures with monuments to the country queen.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:40Published
Boston removes decapitated Columbus statue [Video]

Boston removes decapitated Columbus statue

Activists across the U.S. have targeted public monuments they say glorify white supremacy, using both legal and illegal means to take the symbols down. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:26Published

You Might Like


Richmond removes another confederate statue

The Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue was removed Wednesday. It's the sixth Confederate monument to be removed in Richmond amid national protests against police brutality and symbols many see as..
USATODAY.com - Published

Another Confederate statue in Richmond, Va., comes down along Monument Avenue

The bronze monument to Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart on horseback was hoisted from its granite base as crowds cheered early Tuesday.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Change Confederate military base names to honor those who fought for America

Donald Trump opposes renaming bases honoring Confederate generals, but the United States shouldn't glorify those who took up arms against it: Our view
USATODAY.com - Published

GOP Sen. Grassley: Congress may override Trump veto on removing Confederate names from military bases

Sen. Chuck Grassley, a staunch Trump ally, said Congress would "probably override" a Trump veto on removing Confederate names from military bases.
USATODAY.com - Published

White House tries to clarify Trump NASCAR tweet

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defends President Donald Trump's tweet attack on NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and his incorrect accusation of the sport's only Black driver,..
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump Defends Confederate Flag in Latest Race-Based Appeal to White Voters

President Trump implied that NASCAR’s decision to prohibit Confederate flags at its races was a mistake while also falsely asserting that a top Black driver, Bubba Wallace, had engaged in a hoax..
NYTimes.com - Published

For nearly 160 years, St. George has been known as Utah's 'Dixie.' The name is all over the city. Is it time to change?

The word "Dixie" is everywhere in St. George, Utah. The controversy over its Confederate ties is back in the public eye — but it's not a new debate.
USATODAY.com - Published

Stonewall Jackson statue comes down along Richmond's Monument Avenue

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the removal of the Stonewall Jackson statue and other Confederate memorials along Monument Avenue
USATODAY.com - Published

Richmond Removes Stonewall Jackson Statue From Monument Avenue

“We have needed to turn this page for decades,” Mayor Levar Stoney said. The capital of Virginia will take down other Confederate statues in the coming days.
NYTimes.com - Published

Confederate statue removed in Richmond amid cheers

A massive statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson was removed from Richmond, Virginia's famed Monument Avenue amid cheers Wednesday afternoon, hours after the city's mayor gave the order to take down all..
USATODAY.com - Published

Rep. Bass: Bases named for confederate traitors

After President Donald Trump vowed to veto a defense bill to keep military bases such as Fort Bragg named after Confederate officers, the Congressional Black Caucus chair criticized him saying the push..
USATODAY.com - Published

Mississippi gov. retires confederate-themed flag

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill that retires the last state flag bearing the Confederate battle emblem. Amid international protests over racial injustice, Mississippi was under pressure to..
USATODAY.com - Published

Mississippi Governor Signs Law to Remove Flag With Confederate Emblem

The state flag, which features the blue bars and white stars of the Confederate battle flag, had flown over Mississippi for 126 years. It must be removed within 15 days.
NYTimes.com - Published

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signs bill to replace state flag, the last in the US to display the Confederate emblem

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves had long deflected questions about the state flag, pointing to a 2001 referendum when voters opted to keep the design.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Debate Confederate monuments to America's original sin of slavery, then take them down

Confederacy shrines shouldn't be destroyed by mobs, but it is time to remove them, especially those erected to intimidate African Americans: Our view
USATODAY.com - Published

Fact check: Congress did not designate Confederate veterans as U.S. veterans

Congress did not designate Confederate veterans as U.S. veterans, nor did President Andrew Johnson in pardoning them. A claim stating as much is false.
USATODAY.com - Published

AP Top Stories June 29 P

Here's the latest for Monday, June 29th: WH denies Trump briefed about US troop bounties; Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law; More Florida beaches to close as virus cases rise;..
USATODAY.com - Published

Not just Confederate statues: Indigenous activists want conquistadors, missionaries removed

Junípero Serra, Juan de Oñate, Diego de Vargas, and Juan Ponce de León: Why the statues of these figures are being protested and removed.
USATODAY.com - Published

What we know, and what's next, for the bill to change the Mississippi state flag

The Mississippi Legislature overwhelmingly approved to remove the Confederate emblem from its state flag this weekend. Here's what we know.
USATODAY.com - Published

Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Retire State Flag Rooted in the Confederacy

The flag, which has flown since 1894, is poised to come down, becoming yet another emblem of the Confederacy to be removed across the South.
NYTimes.com - Published

Mississippi takes major step toward changing state flag, which contains Confederate battle emblem

Lawmakers passed a key resolution that opens the door to a new state flag, without a Confederate battle emblem.
USATODAY.com - Published

Calls to Take Down Mississippi’s Flag Grow as Lawmakers Prepare to Vote

Coaches, athletes, country music stars and the Baptist Convention have called for changing the flag that symbolizes the state’s Confederate past.
NYTimes.com - Published

Miss. debates Confederate symbol on state flag

Mississippi lawmakers could vote in the next few days to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent weeks amid nationwide..
USATODAY.com - Published

Ole Miss basketball player transferring: 'Proud not to represent that flag anymore,' be associated with Confederacy

Ole Miss forward Blake Hinson is transferring, says he's "proud not to represent that flag anymore" or be associated with anything from Confederacy.
USATODAY.com - Published

Pentagon considers ban on Confederate symbols at all military facilities

Defense Secretary Mark Esper is considering a ban on Confederate imagery at all military facilities. The Navy and Marine Corps already have such bans.
USATODAY.com - Published

Confederate statues are 'billboards for racism.' Let's take them down the right way

Americans are outraged that their communities would still honor those who fought to preserve slavery.
USATODAY.com - Published

Walmart removing Mississippi state flag from stores amid calls to nix Confederate emblem

"We believe it's the right thing to do," a Walmart spokesperson said Tuesday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Fort Bragg, California considers name change

Fort Bragg, a rugged Northern California coastal city named for a Confederate general may ask voters to change its name as people protesting racial inequality and police brutality tear down monuments..
USATODAY.com - Published

Noose found in garage stall of Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway

Bubba Wallace is the only full-time Black driver in the Cup Series and was instrumental in convincing NASCAR to ban the Confederate flag.
USATODAY.com - Published

As Symbols of the Confederacy Fall, Activists Say Mississippi’s Flag Should Be Next

A renewed challenge to the state flag, the only one with the Confederate battle flag embedded in it, has stirred a familiar debate between tradition and changed views on race.
NYTimes.com - Published

Ole Miss football players express support for moving school's Confederate statue

Video posted to social media has Ole Miss players expressing support for school's decision to move a "symbol of slavery, racism, hate and oppression."
USATODAY.com - Published

NCarolina protesters topple statue near capitol

Protesters in North Carolina's capital pulled down parts of a Confederate monument Friday night and hanged one of the toppled statues from a light post. (June 20)  
USATODAY.com - Published

DC protesters topple statue of Confederate general

Protesters toppled the only statue of a Confederate general in the nation's capital and set it on fire on Juneteenth, the day marking the end of slavery in the United States. (June 20)  
USATODAY.com - Published

D.C. protestors toppled a Confederate statue sparking President Trump's response

Eyewitness accounts and videos posted on social media indicated that police were on the scene, but didn't intervene.
USATODAY.com - Published

Live updates: DC protesters topple Confederate statue; Trump rallies in Tulsa a day after Juneteenth

Demonstrators set fire to a Confederate statue in DC. Meanwhile, President Trump's rally in Tulsa is tonight. The latest news Saturday.
USATODAY.com - Published

NCAA expands its policy on Confederate flags to all championships

NCAA's updated policy, announced Friday, will exclude championship events from states where the Confederate flag is prominently displayed.
USATODAY.com - Published

Confederate obelisk removed from Georgia square

A Confederate monument has been removed from a town square near Atlanta amid cheers from the watching crowd. As midnight approached on the eve of Juneteenth, the obelisk glorifying the Lost Cause was..
USATODAY.com - Published

Confederate portraits removed from Capitol

Portraits of four previous house speakers have been removed from the US Capitol because each served in the Confederacy. Current Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the removal of the portraits of the men who..
USATODAY.com - Published

Portraits of House Speakers who served in Confederacy to be removed on Juneteenth, Pelosi says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the portraits "are symbols that set back our nation's work to confront and combat bigotry."
USATODAY.com - Published

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

'It's what I think': Mississippi official doubles down on racist comments after Confederate statue vote

"I'm not going to run from it, hell, it's what I think," an elected official in Mississippi's Lowndes County said Tuesday.
USATODAY.com - Published

 Page 1  〉