No doubt the new HBO series Confederate will be well-done, but it can also be expected to perpetuate certain myths about the relationship between the Civil War and slavery.
New evidence has emerged, calling into question the History Channel’s documentary on Amelia Earhart and the core piece of evidence that, according to the documentary, answered the mystery of her disappearance.
In concurrence with the 80th anniversary of the disappearance of America’s first woman pilot to fly across the Atlantic comes the History Channel’s investigative documentary Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence.
One of America’s most notable historic mysteries has once again gained the spotlight, as the History Channel will be airing “Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence.”
On July 2, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention nearly gave up and went home. But fortunately for America and the rest of the world, history took a different course.
Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of American slavery. While the end of slavery in America is certainly something to celebrate, Juneteenth propagates a myth about when slavery actually did end in the United States, and some of the other myths about slavery's demise.
New Orleans city workers removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis on May 11 and monuments to Generals Lee and Beauregard will soon receive a similar fate.