After 2nd Flyover, Jax “Civic Leaders” Demand Monument Removal

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After Confederate flag flown over Jacksonville, Northside Coalition calls on city leaders to remove Confederate monuments
Last month, a plane was spotted flying over TIAA Bank Field displaying a banner that read ‘put monuments back’ with a Confederate flag.

(First Coast News) The Northside Coalition of Jacksonville is renewing calls for the removal of Confederate monuments along the First Coast.
The organization says that The City Council should act on an emergency basis to remove the Confederate monuments after recent events in Jacksonville, including an incident where a Confederate flag was flown over a Jaguars game.
In May 2020, Curry removed part of a confederate monument in James Weldon Johnson Park, but the phrase ‘Confederate memorial’ is still in plain view on the base of the monument.
There has also been intense debate over a Confederate monument in Springfield Park depicting a woman on top of the roof holding a Confederate flag.
The Northside Coalition and Take ‘Em Down Jax has picketed City Hall frequently after the Jacksonville City Council blocked Mayor Lenny Curry’s $1.3 million plan to remove the statute from Springfield Park…Read the rest