Georgia Confederate Monument to Be Replaced by Memorial Honoring John Lewis

Posted on AllSides January 29th, 2021
From The Right

A memorial honoring the late Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a Civil Rights icon, will soon take the place of a confederate monument in DeKalb County, Georgia.

On Jan. 26, DeKalb County Commissioners approved a resolution to position the memorial on the grounds of the Historic DeKalb County Courthouse.

A confederate monument was removed from the same location in June of 2020.

“The area that once held the obelisk monument is unique as it sits wholly, both in the Congressional District Mr. Lewis represented for over 33 years and in DeKalb...

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