Powerful..!!John F. Harris and his speech in the Mississippi legislature in favor of a Confederate monument has been mentioned a few times in this thread, but the speech in its entirety has not been posted. They say these monuments represent slavery and Jim Crow, but here is a man who was an actual slave and lived under Jim Crow after the war. I am supposing it did not mean those things to him.
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi), February 23, 1890-
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