Southern Ladies and Gentlemen:
It's pretty easy to understand and support people of your own race. After all,
you share many of the same traits, similar outward appearance and much of the
same history and culture. There is no shortage of people and organizations
speaking up and advocating for their particular race.
It is rare to find a person or organization that speaks up and advocates
for all races. Most don't even try to understand the feelings
of other races, much less advocate for them. It takes a special person to do so. It
takes a person who has a deep compassion and love for all people, a person
who is sensitive and caring for everyone, no matter their status in life, their
circumstances of birth, their political persuasion, and their past or future promise. It
takes a person without any prejudices whatsoever. It takes a person that cares
more for the well being of others more than he does for himself.
I have the honor of knowing such an individual. This person works everyday
for the rights and well being of others. He works without pay. He has given up his
comfort and a life of leisure for others. He uses the little money that people
donate to him to travel and advocate for people that need his help. He tries his
best to help them no matter what the color of their skin. More often than not, the
people he helps the most are of a different race. He advocates for our brave,
often maligned and misunderstood Southern ancestors. He seeks to right the
wrongs that our federal schools heap upon our Southern children.
He has marched thousands of miles carrying the Confederate Battle flag in
the face of jeering bystanders. He has stood up for the beliefs that you and I
share with him. He has been assaulted, hit and kicked, while most of us were
safe in our homes watching TV with our families.
This person is H.K. Edgerton. He is our foremost modern day black
Confederate and Southern Heritage hero. He is a hero to thousands and
thousands of school children and Southern Heritage advocates. He has changed
the lives and beliefs of many, black and white. I believe he is a man ahead of his
time. He is a man who will be remembered in history as one of the greatest civil
rights activists of our generation. He is a civil rights worker who sacrificed his
own well being, not for money, not for power, but for the rights and well being of
Southern Heritage does not have a greater or more dedicated
ambassador than H.K. Edgerton.
To those of you who would like to make a tax deductible contribution to a non-
profit organization and support H.K. Edgerton now, please make your checks payable to:
Southern Heritage 411 and send it to:
Southern Heritage 411, Inc.
P O Box 220
Odum GA 31555-0220
Owner, Dixie Outfitters