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12 02, 2007

News 213a

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The Stonewall Procession - A Historic Re-Enactment May 12, 2007 Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson from Chancellorsville to Lynchburg and Lexington Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson was mortally wounded, near Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863, when he was shot by his own men while returning to his camp at night. Dr. Hunter H. McGuire attended to Jackson and amputated his arm. General Jackson died on May 10, 1863 of pneumonia. Jackson’s body was then [...]

12 02, 2007

News 212

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Honoring Black Southern Soldiers By Apryl Blakeney ablakeney@morganton.com Sunday, February 11, 2007 MORGANTON - Normally black history month conflicts with the idea of confederate re-enactors dressed in civil war garb. Saturday was an exception. Sons of the Confederate Veterans spent the afternoon honoring an unknown black solder with a memorial service. SCV camp 836 laid flowers by the soldier’s placard near Walker’s Top Baptist Church. The man isn’t buried there, but it [...]

12 02, 2007

News 211

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Two Burleson students file suit in flag flap By MARTHA DELLER STAR-TELEGRAM STAFF WRITER DALLAS — Two Burleson High School students filed a federal lawsuit today against the Burleson school district over a year-old incident in which school officials denied them the right to carry Confederate battle flag purses to school. Attorneys for the Southern Legal Resource Center prepared the lawsuit on behalf of Aubrie Michelle McAllum and Ashley Paige Thomas, who [...]

12 02, 2007

Truehistory 093

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Why did Union troops sack and pillage Athens? By Jerry Barksdale Jbarks1248@aol.com “From Conciliation to Conquest,” by George C. Bradley and Richard L. Dahlen University of Ala. Press Attn: Publicity Department www.uapress.ua.edu 312 pp., $45 hardcover Described as “shabby” by a northern reporter, “an ever more unclassical place than Florence,” Athens, Alabama, was the home of 887 inhabitants in 1860, 338 of them slaves. There were no whipping posts or slave hunting [...]

12 02, 2007

Truehistory 092

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Jim Limber, Black History Many Black History Month stories are written about women but how many are written about the children? This story, which has been lost to history, is about both. American women love, worry and protect their children. They also care about the children who live in poverty and those who are abused. America has always led in efforts to help save the children. In 1989, a magazine article caught [...]

12 02, 2007

Hkedgerton 142

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Back to the main articles page      February 9 - Allen Central High School My Dear Friend, The more I learn of your exploits, the more I admire all that you do. You do more to serve the honorable name of the Southern Black Man than any person I know. For that, I thank you and am in your debt. Wherever I go, I sing your laurels and follow your escapades with great [...]

12 02, 2007

Hkedgerton 143

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Back to the main articles page      February 9 - Allen Central High School On Friday morning February 9, 2007, as a part of Black History Month, I was to give a lecture to students of Allen Central High School in Floyd in County, Kentucky. Allen, ironically is the site where a hoax played out by a volunteer coach from an opposing team (David School , also from Floyd County) ; made a [...]

12 02, 2007

Hkedgerton 141

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Back to the main articles page      BLACK ACTIVIST APPEARANCE AT ALLEN CENTRAL FORBIDDEN Friday, February 09, 2007 WILL SPEAK OUT IN LEXINGTON ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 9TH, 2007 AT 11:00 A.M., THOROUGHBRED PARK, AGAINST PREJUDICE LEXINGTON, KY – H. K. Edgerton, a noted social activist and educator from North Carolina, was scheduled to speak to students at Allen Central High School in Floyd County, Kentucky on Friday, as part of Black History Month, [...]

12 02, 2007

News 210

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BLACK ACTIVIST APPEARANCE AT ALLEN CENTRAL FORBIDDEN Friday, February 09, 2007 WILL SPEAK OUT IN LEXINGTON ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 9TH, 2007 AT 11:00 A.M., THOROUGHBRED PARK, AGAINST PREJUDICE LEXINGTON, KY – H. K. Edgerton, a noted social activist and educator from North Carolina, was scheduled to speak to students at Allen Central High School in Floyd County, Kentucky on Friday, as part of Black History Month, but Floyd County School Superintendent Paul [...]