Wednesday, February 20, 2019

This plaque has been tossed in the trash, where it belongs

Photo credit:  The Student Printz

Reported in An Alabama Editor Urges the K.K.K. to ‘Ride Again,’ and His Small Town Winces.  (The New York Times, 2/19/2019)

You can search the Democrat-Reporter archives, but the weekly newspaper does not maintain a website.

The potential for wincing in Linden has been reduced 30% since 1980.  The city's racial makeup is 51.1% White and 46.7% Black.  Voters in Marengo County, of which Linden is the county seat, chose Clinton over Trump, 51.1% to 47.6%. 

Source:  Wikipedia

Related reading:
Who is Goodloe Sutton? Alabama newspaper publisher stripped of journalism honors over KKK editorial.  (, 2/18/2019)

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