Category: Attacks on Southern heritage

Memphis, Tenn., Votes to Exhume Body of Confederate General

Nathan Bedford Forrest

City leaders unanimously voted on Tuesday night to exhume the bodies of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a former Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader and his wife who are buried in the city’s Health Sciences Park, and move them to a private cemetery. They also voted to remove the statue of General Forrest astride his …

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More Stone Mountain Controversy

Stone Mountain

In light of the decision by park officials to not remove the Battle Flag from the Stone Mountain Memorial, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson has asked if we should blast the images that are carved into the mountain. Even though it is a Heritage site, he said “… it is a public park that all of …

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National Cathedral to remove Confederate stained glass

Confederate stained glass

On Wednesday, the board of visitors of The Citadel voted 9-3 to remove the Confederate Naval Jack from its chapel “to an appropriate location” on its campus. That isn’t all they are doing to destroy history however…they will remove the stained glass windows representing the reconciliation of the North and South as well… Given the …

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NAACP wants Confederate flag removed from AL police cruisers

State Troopers

Alabama State Troopers have a Confederate Battle Flag in the decal on their patrol cars, and in the patches on their uniforms. The Huntsville chapter of the NAACP says it time to make it all go away, and they plan on taking their fight to Montgomery. The Right Reverend Moron Robert L. Shanklin says, “We …

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South Carolina: Confederate flag comes down Friday

SC State House

Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill Thursday to relegate the Confederate flag to the state’s “relic room,” more than 50 years after the rebel banner began flying at the Statehouse. “The Confederate flag is coming off the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse,” said Haley before signing the bill. “We will bring it down with …

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