Thomas Jefferson’s kin: Confederate statues belong elsewhere

<b>(CNN) —</b> We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.<p>Those are the words of my sixth great-grandfather, Thomas Jefferson, as he wrote them in the Declaration of Independence over 200 years ago. Yet still today we are struggling to make that statement ring true.<p>As a black …

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Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A ‘White Supremacist Future’

As President Trump doubled down on his defense of Confederate statues and monuments this week, he overlooked an important fact noted by historians: The majority of the memorials seem to have been built with the intention not to honor fallen soldiers, but specifically to further ideals of white …

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Trump’s infrastructure plan in ruins after wrecking ball of neo-Nazi comments

Trump’s outrageous remarks about Charlottesville sabotaged an event that was supposed to be about rebuilding America – and the president’s $1tn infrastructure overhaul has now been demolished<p>It was as if Godzilla were smashing up their bridges, roads and railways before their eyes.<p>National Economic …

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