The confederate symbols have received a lot of criticism. Now, their is a noticeable change in attitudes. Organizations are pushing towards archiving and preserving these symbols. The author earnestly insists for the reader to continue fighting for the right to display the confederate flag. Even though the idea gains traction, persistence is encouraged.
- There is a push to preserve all of our history, rather than remove it
- While there have been protestors against Confederate monuments, there are also protestors in favor of them
- While not all of our nation’s history may be glamorous, we have a duty to preserve it
“Our legislators, leaders, and elected officials are learning that there will be a price to pay if they side with the haters and against our history and heritage. We have seen courtrooms and city councils filled with Confederate supporters unwilling to stand silently by, flag rallies increasing in number and participants, and new highway flags rising up across the country.”
Reflecting on Confederate Memorial Day
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