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H.K. Supports N.B.

Black man says Forrest should stay on MTSU hall By BYRON HENSLEY Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest had at least one black supporter in Murfreesboro Sunday. H.K. Edgerton, a black Southern heritage activist and former president of the Ashville, N.C., branch of the NAACP, was in town briefly to show support to MTSU students who [...]

H.K. Supports N.B. 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Alvin ISD Stands by Ban

Confederate symbol flap leads to a petition drive by two students By RICHARD STEWART Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle ALVIN - The Texas commander of the Sons of Confederate Veterans urged Alvin school district trustees Tuesday to allow students to display Confederate flags. Ron Strybos, of Angleton, also asked that two mementos belonging to Grace Ward [...]

Alvin ISD Stands by Ban 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Graveside Honors Local

By T.S. HORNE The North Carolina Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans honored Civil War veteran Jonathan Horton Doughton with a graveside memorial service last Saturday at Laurel Springs Baptist Church. According to the SCV, Doughton's company held the 13th Tennessee U.S. forces and Kirk's Raiders and other of Stoneman's forces at bay during [...]

Graveside Honors Local 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

One Man’s Battle

By James Brooks Press Staff Writer H.K. Edgerton marched through Johnson City and across the campus of East Tennessee State University, his stars and bars held aloft on a bamboo pole, stepping smartly to the cadence of some distant drummer. He was there to do battle with the history department, and considering that he is [...]

One Man’s Battle 2017-03-25T00:24:22+00:00

Lack of American History

The Heritage Keepers of America June 2006 by Rick Revel As many of you know, I have been a regular writer for the Civil War Courier magazine for over two years. Teaching and preserving history through writing is an honor and a wonderful learning experience. In our May 2006 issue of the Civil War Courier, [...]

Lack of American History 2017-03-25T00:24:25+00:00

Speaker Debunks Myth

By HOLLY KOZELSKY Bulletin Staff Writer You might look twice when you pass the Patrick County Courthouse during Saturday's Confederate Memorial Day observation, because the man in grey holding the Confederate flag will be black. And he's there to set things straight. H.K. Edgerton of Asheville, N.C., is the keynote speaker of the Confederate Memorial [...]

Speaker Debunks Myth 2017-03-25T00:24:33+00:00

US Flag Banned

LONGMONT, Colo. (April 1) - Dozens of high school students protested a temporary school policy forbidding students from displaying the U.S. flag - as well as flags from other countries - amid racial tensions following immigration rallies. Skyline High School Principal Tom Stumpf said American flags were brazenly waved in the faces of Hispanic students [...]

US Flag Banned 2017-03-25T00:24:36+00:00

Victory in KY Lawsuit

SETTLEMENT REACHED IN PROM DRESS CASE School Board elects not to go to trial LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY -- Nearly two years after she was barred from her high school prom for wearing an evening dress patterend after a Confederate flag, Southern Legal Resource Center client Jacqueline Duty was vindicated as her former school board agreed to [...]

Victory in KY Lawsuit 2017-03-25T00:24:39+00:00

Flag Prom Dress

Ashland, KY A former Russell High School student who filed a federal lawsuit against the school district after being banned from her senior prom has added more information to her case file. Jaqueline Duty wore a dress that portrayed the Confederate battle flag and was not allowed to attend the prom. This week she added [...]

Flag Prom Dress 2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Bigotry: The P.C. Way

by Doug Hagin There has always been bigotry, and sadly there always will be bigotry. Call it the ugly side of human nature, or the worst angels of our race, but some of us will always be consumed with hatred and intolerance for those who are different. Bigotry is a mental disorder if you ask [...]

Bigotry: The P.C. Way 2017-03-25T00:24:55+00:00