The Crimson White

Flag history has more than one side

Mark Hammontree

July 8, 2015

Two weeks have passed since Governor Bentley had the Confederate flags removed from the Alabama Capitol grounds, and still the debate over the flag’s meaning and use rages on.The governor’s removal of the flags, in partic...

The University must acknowledge its own history, good and bad

Mark Hammontree

October 19, 2014

The University of Alabama, like the state and region it’s located in, has a history almost as complex, confusing and, at many points, upsetting as the state’s constitution. Only the naïve would think the darkest parts of the Un...

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