Some folks are selective when it comes to American history. Preserving the history of the confederacy is important, they say. They want to maintain public statues of the defenders of slavery and their names on our schools and military bases. It is all about the preservation of our nation’s history, they say. At the same time, many of these folks want to squash the history of slavery and racism in America which, interestingly, was the cornerstone of the Confederacy.
Tom Zirpoli: We must tell America’s story honestly
July 13, 2021