Even Nazi prisoners of war in Texas were shocked at how black people were treated in the South
Heather Gilligan

By some contemporary accounts, minus lynching, life in the rural South hardly reflects progress as we measure it by Yankee standards. I cannot imagine one northern White teacher invoking a Civil War day that celebrates the Confederate legacy. Yet, it has been happening in the South. Many Southerners still embrace the idea of cesession — openly.

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