Category: The Expatalachians

  • We Need New Symbols of Southern Pride

    We Need New Symbols of Southern Pride

    As a French-Canadian immigrant to North Carolina in my youth, seeing the Confederate colors atop flagpoles and donned on t-shirts and bumper stickers was a normal, albeit strange, sight. In school, we learned that the Confederacy was defeated in a bloody civil war. In the end, the slaves were freed from bondage and the South…