Group of Confederate flag lovers, including Asheville’s H.K. Edgerton, disrupt meeting

(Ashvegas) H.K. Edgerton, former head of the Asheville branch of the NAACP, was part of a group that recently made a scene at a Florida meeting to discuss honoring Union soldiers, according to Gawker. The state park system, which runs Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park 50 miles west of Jacksonville, had actually set up the town hall on Monday to decide where to place the monument. But “the discussion never got that far,” according to the News Service of Florida. Edgerton has made a living for years off the the controversial contradiction he embodies: a black man traveling the country espousing the greatness of the Confederacy and its symbol, the Confederate flag.

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