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"We’re going to tell our story": Confederate heritage groups vow long fight against monument removal

The teardowns get all the attention, Walter “Donnie” Kennedy grumbles.

Every time a local government votes to remove a century-old Confederate war monument, every time activists swing ropes around statues and yank them to the ground, “our enemies claim victory again,” said Kennedy, the chief of heritage operations for the Sons of Confederate Veterans. “We know America doesn’t agree with us — heck, they fought a war against us — but we’re going to tell our story.”


https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/as-confederate-monuments-tumble-die-hards-are-erecting-replacements/2020/07/25/44f537ee-cd04-11ea-b0e3-d55bda07d66a_story.html

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