• Charlottesville belies racism’s deep roots in the North

    by Brian J Purnell and Jeanne Theoharis

    A southern city has now become synonymous with the ongoing scourge of racism in the United States. Such a one-sided view misses how entrenched, widespread and multi-various racism is and has been across the country.

  • Virginia church to move plaques honoring Lee and Washington

    In response to violent protests over the fate of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this year, a 244-year-old Episcopal church in Alexandria is planning to move a set of plaques honoring former parishioners Robert E. Lee and George Washington.