No Confederate Flag At Public Gatherings

 

January 24, 2019



I urge the Brevard City Council to ban symbols of prejudice and racism in public gatherings. The symbol involved here is the battle flag of the American Confederacy, the South, in our own regrettable but decisive Civil War.

The American Civil War was a war about what kind of society we would be: the South defended enslaving human beings; the North defended the freedom and equality of all human beings as founding principles. After over 600,000 deaths in bone-crushing battles, American’s founding principles of freedom and equality were sustained. Subsequently, our American greatness has be...



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