Most of us will only have one funeral. The Confederate Lt. General, slave trader, and Grand Wizard of the KKK Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife, Mary, just had their third. Originally laid to rest in a Memphis, Tennessee, cemetery following their deaths in the late 1800s, officials moved the couple’s remains in 1904 to a park named in his honor. Following the 2015 shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, leaders in the Bluff City
Thank you so much for this info! The flags in the sanctuary have been longtime issues of misuse and misplacement for me. I recall taking a pastor and wife from the UK who were visiting us and stopping by our church since they weren't going to be able to be there for Sunday worship. They were shocked to see the American flag displayed there. I was also embarrassed and tried to explain that while there were many of us who opposed that, it would bring such unrest among the congregation that we said nothing...I appreciate all this historical background,
Another Excellent Well Written Column!! Most thought provoking!!