The Transylvania Times -

Thoughts On Confederate Monuments


August 17, 2017

(The following statement was made by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper Tuesday in response to the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., and Durham, N.C.)

Last weekend, I watched with horror as events in Charlottesville unfolded. Having served as North Carolina Attorney General for 16 years, I am all too familiar with the racism, bigotry and full-out white supremacy that exist in corners of our society. But it was shocking to watch these elements displayed so publicly – venom and hatred shamelessly spewed in epithets. My stomach sank to learn that a peaceful counter-protester had been...

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