Black Lives Matter Billboard Placed Next to Confederate Flag

A Black Lives Matter sign now fills a billboard next to a big Confederate flag that greets people coming into a small town outside Raleigh.

  • Published 18 July 2020

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A Black Lives Matter sign now fills a billboard next to a big Confederate flag that greets people coming into a small town outside Raleigh, thrilling some community organizers and angering the property owner. Organizers of a fundraising campaign that paid for the sign said it’s meant to show that Confederate flags “do NOT represent” Pittsboro. It was “divine intervention that there was this billboard that was available right beside a Confederate flag,” Kerwin Pittman,… Read at AP News