Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Palestine Anti-Confederate Memorial Rally

The Palestine Unit of the NAACP has activated the State Conference to hold a peaceful Rally and March to protest the Sons of Confederate Veterans Monument/Memorial unveiling.

Saturday, April 13th, 2013
9 am on Spring St. at the Palestine Information Center, Palestine, TX.This monument directly links Palestine back to our painful past. The site for this unveiling of the monument/memorial is on a plot where blacks were once hung from a tree. To this day that tree remains standing. Join us as we travel to Palestine to promote love and peace.

A group from Longview will leave together at 7:30 am. Saturday, April 13, 2013, in order to be there by 9:00 am. Call President of the Longview Unit with any questions.

To better understand why we join this cause...READ THE CONFEDERATE DECLARATION.

Click here to Read / View the news report about this event.

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