The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #60936   Message #976749
Posted By: GUEST,Q
04-Jul-03 - 01:04 PM
Thread Name: Why is 'Dixie' considered racist?
Subject: RE: Why is 'Dixie' considered racist?
"Dixie" remains important to the descendants of the men and women who fought and died for the Confederacy.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy (many of whom are also Daughters of the American Revolution) and the Children of the Confederacy are two organizations that preserve the memories and the history of the South.
They keep the battle flag on the memorials and gravestones of the Confederate veterans.
Although I am a descendant on both sides of men who fought on the Union side, I respect the people in these organizations who often show more tolerance than many "anti-racists."

The statement of the current President General of the U. D. C.:
U. D. C.