Friday, October 16, 2015

The Confederacy Under Attack-- Part 82: Tennessee County Considering Flying Confederate Flag

Google Alerts for Confederate from October 13, 2015.

Georgia Parks Martin Luther King Proposal Draws Criticism From Confederate Group.  (Win).  The group opposing it is the Georgia Division of the SCV.  But one member of the NAACP suggested that the carvings of the Confederate leaders be removed by sandblasting on Georgia's Stone Mountain.  But state laws says no to that.

Future of Durham's Confederate statue draws debate.  (Draw)  Durham, N.C.

Confederate Flag's history, future debated at Mont Alto.  (Draw)  Pennsylvania.

Greene County to consider flying the Confederate Flag.  (Win) WBIR, NBC, Tennessee.

Sons of Confederate Veterans oppose monument to 'Michael Luther King Jr?  Wait, What?  (Win)  But, one comment to article said Michael was the name he was born with and later changed it to Martin.  Wikipedia says Michael was both his and his fathers's name, but that his father attended a meeting in Germany in 1934 and was impressed with the work of Martin Luther and changed his and his son's name to Martin.  (I didn't know that.)

UNC students protest 'Silent Sam' Confederate statue. (Loss)  North Carolina

Plan to honor MLK at Confederate monument draws fire from both sides.  (Win)

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