Audio Cut in Speech on Black People’s Role in Memorial Day


Organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony in Hudson Ohio turned off the speakers microphone retired army lieutenant colonel Barnard counter began talking about how freed black slaves had honored fallen soldiers soon after the civil war royal date was first commemorated by an organized group of black freed slaves organizers of the ceremony said that part of the speech was not relevant to the program's theme of honoring the city's veterans at one point captors Mike was caught off the board early whether Charles's deck two minutes at the eleven minute speech was silenced captors says this is not the same country he fought for A. J. Mike the Ohio American Legion says it's investigating it's national commander says the legion deplores racism and reveres the constitution I'm a Donahue

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