The black basement floor in the back room of the house is decorated with photographs of prominent black figures, including Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and a mural of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
The floor also has a Confederate flag.
The front porch has a picture of a Confederate soldier holding a flag and a sign reading “Don’t be afraid to be you.”
The basement is littered with Confederate flags and flags of the Confederacy, and the back wall bears the Confederate motto, “Keep the Union Loyal and Free.”
The house is owned by a former Klan member and is located in a largely black community.
When the Ku Klux Klan came to town, the home’s owners had no way of knowing who they were dealing with, so they went to court to evict them.
After the eviction, the family moved to another house and eventually got into a legal battle with the city of Charlottesville.
Read more at: National Review Posted on March 20, 2018, 2:04:54AM Comments (0)