Stories tagged: "Confederate memorials"


FILE - In this June 8, 2020, file photo, is a monument to the region's Confederate troops at a public plaza adjacent to the state Capitol in Phoenix. Two Confederate monuments on Arizona state property, including one at the Capitol, have been removed. A spokeswoman for the Arizona Department of Administration confirmed Thursday, July 23, 2020, that the memorials were taken down overnight and returned to the United Daughters of the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Sends Confederate Monuments Back to Daughters of Confederacy

Two Confederal monuments donated to the state decades ago have been removed from public spaces and returned to the organization that donated them.

Photo by Matt York, Associated Press.
This North Phoenix Street Is Finally Losing Its Derogatory Name

The city of Phoenix has begun the process to change the name of a road that uses a demeaning term for indigenous Native American women.

Image courtesy Facebook.
Tucson-Based NASCAR Driver Alex Bowman Says Confederate Flag Ban Was The Right Move

“There’s no reason to have anything that makes anybody uncomfortable to come to a NASCAR race.”

Memorial to Confederate soldiers outside Arizona's Capitol building
Why Does Arizona Have Eight Confederate Memorials? Here’s Where They Are.

Worldwide protests against racial injustice have renewed the debate over why some states still display memorials to the Confederate States of America.