Clarification: Confederate Monuments-Newly Minted story | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions


Clarification: Confederate Monuments-Newly Minted story

FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans kneel in front of a new monument called the "Unknown Alabama Confederate Soldiers" in the Confederate Veterans Memorial Park in Brantley, Ala. As Confederate statues across the nation get removed, covered up or vandalized, some brand new ones are being built as well. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
October 05, 2017 - 12:27 PM

ATLANTA - In a story Sept. 30 about Confederate statues, The Associated Press reported that Danny Francis, commander of a South Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans unit, said that some Confederate monuments erected in the past were basically intended to intimidate people. The story should have made clear that when Francis made the comment, he was summarizing the views of a South Carolina NAACP leader.

News from © The Associated Press, 2017
The Associated Press

  • Popular vernon News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile