For over 400 years, African Americans, Native Americans and other minorities have been treated as less than second-class citizens in a country that was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, and that among those rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
But for over 400 years, African Americans, Native Americans and other minorities have been denied these basic principles and universal rights which no form of government has the authority to take away.
The Confederate monument that stands on Main Street was unveiled in 1889 to “honor” the Gloucester men who lost their lives during the Civil War between the United States of America and the Confederate States.
The soldiers whose names that are inscribed on this monument were not fighting for justice and equality that is written in the constitution of the United States of America; instead, they were fighting f...
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