Georgia House of Representative Shelly Hutchinson is leading the effort to get rid of the Confederate monument at Stone Mountain Ga. Hutchinson has introduced a bill that would ban Confederate monuments on public property,
The massive granite engraving carved into Stone Mountain stretches 90 feet tall and 190 feet wide. Robert E. Lee is as tall as a nine story building and Jefferson Davis’s thumb is the size of a sofa. Alongside Stonewall Jackson, the three men and their horses comprise the world’s largest Confederate monument located in Stone Mountain, Ga....
But the controversy swirling...
Stone Mountain is the latest Confederate monument to come under fire as America reexamines its racist past. NBCLX storyteller Chase Cain visits Stone Mountain, Georgia, for a closer look at the controversy.