AC: The Confederate Flag

Welcome to Archaeo-Chat. In this series we record unscripted conversations about archaeology, what it is like to be an archaeologist and related topics.

Today, Aaron, Jeanette, Rhys and I discuss the recent controversy surrounding the confederate flag and how the present relates to the past.

Links:

Charleston church massacre: ‘What happened in there was brutal’ :

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/19/charleston-church-massacre-what-happened-in-there-was-brutal

Trial date set for Charleston church massacre accused:

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/1492965

If Congress removes Confederate statues, who next: Jefferson?:

http://news.yahoo.com/congress-removes-confederate-statues-next-jefferson-230320012.html

Memphis City Council Votes To Dig Up Grave Of Confederate General, Sell His Statue:

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/07/11/memphis-city-council-votes-to-dig-up-grave-of-confederate-general-sell-his-statue/

New Orleans set to remove Confederate landmarks:

http://rt.com/usa/273322-new-orleans-confederate-monuments/

One battle the Confederate flag is still winning:

http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/10/us/conderate-flag-southern-economics/?iid=ob_article_topstories_pool&iref=obnetwork

Slavery Trail – Liverpool’s connections:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/liverpool/localhistory/journey/american_connection/slavery/trail_waterfront.shtml

Story of city’s past is written in stone :

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/story-citys-past-written-stone-3505844

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