Celebrating Confederate History
Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 05:01PM
Marlin

By Marlin D. Paschal


As Confederate History Month draws to an end, I am pondering how much I should really care. Should it bother me that six state governments formally recognize and honor the history of the Confederate States of America? Should I care whether statues of folks like Lee, Jackson, and Jefferson Davis still adorn public spaces throughout the south? Should I look down on my fellow citizens who see this month as a tribute to their ancestors who fought and died in the Civil War?

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