Etched in Stone: The Hurt Behind the Heritage

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The anger. The emotion.

We’re witnessing it across the state as thousands demand that Confederate statues be taken down.

Protesters say the markers stand for white supremacy, slavery and racism, while many others cite pride in their heritage.

13News Now is pulling back the curtain on an ugly time in history when most of these monuments were erected.

What did the people who erected and celebrated the monuments say at the time? Who spoke out against them?

We travel across the state to seek some answers.

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