News and Notes, October 20, 2013

My, doesn’t this look interesting …

  • See what happens when you write an op-ed questioning the flying of the Confederate battle flag?
  • For those of you who think it’s easy to be a historian, apply here.
  • One of these sentences is true: “Black Confederate Deniers are as bad as Holocaust Deniers, actually worse because they deny the courage of good Southern men and the dignity of their humanity by rejecting the idea of their choosing to remain loyal to the South. Some people cannot see the world beyond their own narrow fringe ideology.”