Confederate Memorial in Arlington Cemetery By Marjorie Korn The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will send a wreath to the Confederate Memorial at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day, rebuffing a petition from academics urging him to cease the decades-old tradition. The petition, organized by Dallas-based historian Edward Sebesta, says signers want [...]
Archive for May, 2009
Auburn City Councilman Dowdell apologizes to the Sons of Confederate Veterans and UDC over grave desecration.
Arthur Dowdell, the Auburn, Alabama city councilman who desecrated the graves of Confederate veterans has made an apology regarding his actions to the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. While this does nothing at all to excuse his actions and is probably disingenuous at best, it does represent a [...]