African Americans, New York City, Klu Klux Klan discussed on WDRC



Course the media showed it over and over again they tore down a bronze statue of the soldier they've got laws preventing local governments from removing the monuments were about higher approval bottles states have those laws um you know they did poll after poll after poll sixty two percent of americans believe they should remain as historical symbols and uh surprisingly forty four percent of african americans responded and agreed uh i mean that was probably is important to them up of little point in the nation's history as far as african americans than just about anything else uh good call rimi i appreciate it very much dusty in new york city dusty thank you for waiting i appreciated uh how you doing dusty for you every time thank you um i had to get a perspective i come from the family it kennedy country for a long time and france and my uh harry greatgrandfather owned the property way to klu klux klan with four in collapse you ten feet and dead there was a shed initially porn kid 18 sixty five or six and then there was a little plaque on the shed that said this was where the ku klux klan was four and that was owned by my third greatgrandfather and then uh they're started to be a revival of the klu klux klan kinds of sentiment in the '60s threw the 50s and think that we used to come around to that shed every year and have these gathering where they would come emirate the founding of the ku klux klan this turned off the people polaski so much that we all got together and turn took took that plaque and turn it around so you couldn't even read it left it on their for historic purposes but no longer was it talking about the klu klux klan or a place where people would gather to revere the founding of the ku klux klan that was eight era which regarding unopposed smart through we lived my friend or mel no art nobody's adding to relive vinnie thing uh blowout you can't area a review the air um i mean i want your i'm not on what you're li beer okay when we finish my son's no one wants to revere anything or memorialize or hold up something i mean if that were the case if.

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