Students at the University of Texas at Austin visiting the Jefferson Davis exhibit at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University

Confederate president Jefferson Davis takes you by surprise, suddenly appearing in the corridor of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. At 8(...)

Councillors in the Tuam area of Co Galway have opted not to remove a memorials to Confederate soldier Richard ’Dick’ Dowling. Image: Wikipedia.

Councillors in the Tuam area of Co Galway have opted not to remove one of the few memorials to a Confederate soldier in Ireland. Cllr Shaun Cunniffe(...)

The  Jefferson Davis monument is removed in  New Orleans, Louisiana, US. Photograph: Dinah Rogers/EPA

New Orleans authorities dismantled a statue honouring former president of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis amid cries by protesters waving Confederate (...)

Workers dismantle the Liberty Place monument early on Monday morning in New Orleans. The Confederate monument commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government. Photograph:  Gerald Herbert/AP

Workers in New Orleans have removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments, as another Southern US institution severs itself from symbols v(...)

Man  holds a confederate battle flag and Bible outside the statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina, on Thursday, just hours before Gov Nikki Haley signed a Bill to remove the flag from statehouse grounds. Photograph: Jason Miczek/Reuters

The Confederate battle flag, which has reignited a national debate since last month’s killings of nine black churchgoers in South Carolina, is to b(...)

Illustration from 
Harper’s Weekly 
‘Reflecting a weariness on the part of north Americans towards the waves of distressed humanity generated by the Famine in Ireland’

He was just nine and his sister all of 10 years old when they boarded the Liverpool ship. Imagine the mind-state of Dick and Honora Dowling as (...)