Liberating Forrest Park 

Opponents of the name changes of three downtown parks are the ones in favor of whitewashing history.

There's been a recognition lately of a troubling trend with regards to the South. For Salon.com, historian Michael Lind writes of a political shift now marginalizing the South and puts this "demographic demise" and its attendant freakout among white Southern conservatives in…

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