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Neo-Confederacy festers

October 4, 2016

William Black, a doctoral student in history at Rice University, describes the neo-Confederate pseudo-history that was instilled in so many of us raised in the south. Seemingly, the latest excuse constructed by its practitioners is that Irish slavery was tantamount to black slavery in the US. I heard someone aver something like this at poker, and wondered at it. Alas, it is a thing. Which proves that an ideology never sits still.

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