Siskiyou Progressives Andy
Our goal is to be a central portal of communication for all the small groups and individuals working toward progressive goals in Siskiyou County, California. We advocate for social justice, sustainability, and thriving community.
The purpose of this forum is to be a central portal of communication for advocacy groups, non-profits, and individuals working toward progressive goals specific to Siskiyou County. We advocate for social justice, sustainability, and thriving community.
"In the decades following the Civil War, the defeated South strove to establish rituals such as Memorial Day, which honored the veterans of northern and southern armies equally, implying equality of respect for their causes.
Honoring "The Star-Spangled Banner” was another such ritual. In 1914, on the centennial of Key’s writing the song, supporters launched a campaign to designate "The Star-Spangled Banner" as the one and only national anthem. At the time “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” and “America the Beautiful” were also considered national anthems, especially in the northern states.
The campaign to elevate the "Banner" was, as one Boston magazine noted in 1914, “a sectarian movement." That sect was the white supremacist South."
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"The Star-Spangled Banner" was lobbied by Southerners into its exalted status. Confederate war memorials are just the beginning.The removal of a statue of Chief Justice Roger Taney from its pride of place in the capital of Maryland is the manifestation of a popular awakening that goes beyond bringin...
The SPLC joined other civil rights organizations and members of the clergy today in telling the U.S. Supreme Court that President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban is an unconstitutional violation of religious freedom.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) A group that bills itself as the foremost alt-right group in the Pacific Northwest has been putting up posters in downtown Grants Pass.The Daily Courier reports the group True Cascadia plastered posters that said White, Proud, Unapo