Rally in Berea protests sale of Confederate flag merchandise

BEREA, Ky. (WTVQ) – The group Berea United for Racial Justice (BURJ) is holding a rally outside the Berea Chamber of Commerce (BCOC), to protest the sale of Confederate flag merchandise at the annual Spoonbread Festival.

Berea, Rally

The Rally started at 10:30 a.m., and brought members of BURJ, Bereans4Mike Brown, and others in the city concerned about the sale of these items.

Organizers point out that while the Kentucky State Fair and the State Park System have both banned the sale of Confederate flag merchandise, the Berea Chamber of Commerce, which organizes the festival, still allows Confederate flag merchandise.

 

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