Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again: a Mississippi town mirrors the soul of a nation

This old post has been getting a lot of attention (for obvious reasons ), so I thought I’d throw it up again.

Friends of Justice

By Alan Bean

A monument to “The memory of Carroll’s Confederate Soldiers who fought in defense of our constitutional rights from Bethel to Appomattox” stands in front of the Carroll County courthouse in Carrollton Mississippi.  No surprise there; virtually every county courthouse in Mississippi constructed before 1920 sports a civil war memorial.  But few of these monuments are accompanied by the Confederate flag.  We’re not talking about the Mississippi state flag that incorporates the stars and bars–this is the genuine article.

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One thought on “Truth Crushed to Earth Shall Rise Again: a Mississippi town mirrors the soul of a nation

  1. Man, I guess me looking at this 1’000 times a week to wait for a follow-up to the article(or something to that effect) worked.

    BTW, I shared this on Facebook today and yesterday.

    John Emmerich, Jackson, Mississippi

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