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Loyalty/ Sanford, N. C./ Open Letter

As of yet I have not been privy to the comments supposedly made by a Black Official at a school house in Sanford N.C.. However based on second hand information, I shall attempt to respond to the gist of that commentary. Nobody knows for sure just who ran the Confederate Battle Flag up the flag pole on the school yard ground. Finding it gloriously flying there, this Black official is reported to exclaim an interpretation of hate targeted to Black folks. Loyalty is defined as a faithful allegiance. Had this Black man been a loyal Southerner,he would have reconciled that either a young White, or Black student had tired of hearing all the lies , historical distortions , and unheralded attacks upon his ancestors and the glorious part that they played in the defense of our homeland. Had he been a loyal Southerner, he would have called all the students around the flag pole and informed them that yes children this is our Southern Cross, but in this political climate, we should not run our flag up this government school pole, and just maybe we should all go inside and talk about our flag. Had he been a loyal Southerner, he just might have called the local chapter of the Sons or Daughters of the Confederacy over to his school to participate in that dialogue. The real hate is not from the person who ran the flag up the pole ; it is the comments of a person who has no knowledge of the millions of Black Sons and Daughters of those Black Confederate Soldiers and Black civilians who fought , died, made the implements of war ,provided the foodstuffs, stayed home and protected their White and Black families , served loyally and earned a place of honor and dignity under the Christian Cross of St.Andrew, just like his or her White counterpart.

As a politically correct administrator , his actions and those of the poverty pimps who continue this Reconstruction policy of lies and divide by making traitors of our children in the Southland both Red, Black and White by their continued actions should be met in every venue with resistance. The only difference between myself and the person who ran the flag up the pole is that when the Administrator came I would have been standing there very proud.