When You Don't Honor the Confederacy, the Terrorists Win

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

It occurs to me that we've been honoring Confederate History Month on this blog since last week. I think we should continue with that. I can't promise a big, long post like yesterday. But we should take a moment, each day, to observe some aspect of the Confederacy--but through a lens darkly. 


My sole aim is, come May, to have fools begging for February, sepia photos, and those "Black History Month Moments." Speaking of which...

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