"A great public university should stand for the pursuit of truth, not the promotion of historical distortions and falsehoods," write , , and Fitzhugh Brundage.
Since David Blight and Fitz Brundage don't use social media I just wanted to say thank you from all three of us to all of you who shared our op-ed yesterday. We hope it adds some context to 's decision to support a white supremacist organization.
Co-authored this op-ed with David Blight and Fitz Brundage about the ongoing controversy surrounding the University of North Carolina and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
W. Fitz Brundage, , & David Blight with a great op-ed in about the many problems of UNC-Chapel Hill's $2.5 million gift to the Confederacy
"A great public university should stand for the pursuit of truth, not the promotion of historical distortions and falsehoods," write , , and Fitzhugh Brundage.
This 👇🏻 "...The $2.5 million payout from the UNC system will allow the group to continue to promote a false view of history that pushes us further from understanding one of the most crucial periods in American history."
The University of North Carolina’s Payout to the Confederate Lost Cause - An ethical betrayal #twitterstorians ⁦⁩ ⁦
"A great public university should stand for the pursuit of truth, not the promotion of historical distortions and falsehoods," write , , and Fitzhugh Brundage.
Here are the details from a piece I wrote with two other historians.
Important piece in from David Blight, Fitz Brundage and
A University’s Betrayal of Historical Truth The University of North Carolina agreed to pay the Sons of Confederate Veterans $2.5 million—a sum that rivals the endowment of its history department. - The Atlantic #HistSAHE