The Importance of Juneteenth- why it’s so vital that we know our history

As most of us know, when the Civil War came to a close in 1865, an extremely large number of folks remained enslaved, particularly in truly remote areas. The word of slavery’s ending traveled very slowly- too slowly- and for those who were largely isolated from the Union armies, life continued as if freedom did …

The TRUE meaning behind the Confederate Flag

The idea that in 2015 we are still debating the merits of whether the Confederate flag should be removed is truly vexing to me. But it has me thinking, is it that folks just don't know the meaning of the Confederate Flag? Or is it that the truth is just too ugly for liberal minded …