Political and Legislative

Activist Group is Pushing for Removal of this Confederate Imagery

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — An activist group has presented its plans for changes to Confederate imagery at Georgia’s popular Stone Mountain Park, including a suggestion that it stop maintaining a colossal sculpture of Confederate leaders.

Members of the Stone Mountain Action Coalition spoke Monday at a meeting with board members of the association responsible for the park, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

“We don’t believe that taking a piecemeal, token kind of approach to adding little trinkets here and there is going to be good enough to really resolve the history of the mountain and the way that people see it,” said Ryan Gravel, a coalition co-chair.

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