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Black is Gray: Nelson W. Winbush

Black is Gray: Nelson W. Winbush

Nelson W. Winbush is the epitome of what our unique presentation of black history is about. He is a proud Black Confederate American, and we honor him today. The information contained on his Wikipedia entry says more than we probably could. So begging your pardon, we’ll simply quote from them (emphasis added): Nelson W. Winbush, […]

Black is Gray: H.K. Edgerton

Black is Gray: H.K. Edgerton

H. K. Edgerton is a former local NAACP president from Ashville, North Carolina who, in his own words, turned “a Black Confederate activist who works tirelessly to bring the real truth of our heritage to people of all races.” He has “walked thousands of miles carrying his large Confederate Battle Flag through cities and towns […]

Black is Gray: Confederate Soldiers of Color

Black is Gray: Confederate Soldiers of Color

This video shows clips of Black Confederate Veterans as well as commentary affirming the same. It primarily discusses General Nathan Bedford Forrest and the racial diversity of his calvary, but serves to point out the contributions, devotion, and service of many Southerners of Color all the same. These men should no be denied their place […]

Black is Gray: MS Rep. John F. Harris

Black is Gray: MS Rep. John F. Harris

John F. Harris, a black Southerner originally from Virginia, was in 1890 a Republican legislator from Washington County in the Mississippi House of Representatives. Prior to the war he had been a slave, during the war a confederate soldier, and after the war a servant of the people of Mississippi and Confederate heritage.  According to […]

Black: A Darker Shade of Confederate Gray

Black: A Darker Shade of Confederate Gray

With Black History month just around the corner we wanted to let y’all know about our own efforts in commemorating the same. We’ll be paying homage to Southerners of Color via various blog entries during the month of February. We’ll be honoring figures past and present, slave and freedman. The fact is Blacks have played […]