No rejoicing in ‘Lost Cause’ | Richmond Free Press


Re “Davis must go: Commission recommends removing Confederate president’s statue, but not others,” Free Press July 5-7 edition:

The recommendation of Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s Monument Avenue Commission to keep most of the Confederate statues in place was a foregone conclusion.

And the saddest part is our own people — my people — did this deed to their own people.

One day, the statues to white supremacy and a false “Lost Cause” will come down, and my ancestors and their allies will rejoice. But not today.

MICHAEL G. BROWN

Richmond


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