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Local Resident Calls On City To Reject Funding Request From Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization

March 21st, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A local resident has asked the Cumberland Mayor and City Council to reject a funding request from the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization- claiming that the group is racist. The request was made this week by Dr. Jeffrey Davis who made headlines in recent years attempting to have a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the courthouse grounds on Washington Street.  Addressing the city council in public session, Davis claimed the cemetery organization, headed by Edward Taylor, has a history of disseminating false information about the history of slavery- and routinely displays the Confederate Flag…

 

4 Responses to “Local Resident Calls On City To Reject Funding Request From Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization”

  1. March 21, 2019 at 9:39 am, LRH said:

    Why does the media continue to give Mr. Davis any press? Could it be the race bating sells?Been there, done that. Move him and his ilk on to the trash heap of irrelevancy.

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  2. March 21, 2019 at 12:48 pm, joe wellberg said:

    Dr Davis is one stinking stupid moron.

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  3. March 21, 2019 at 1:17 pm, j.r. lepley said:

    with all the ‘not so bright’ people involved in our local government and and other public service s I think we should rename the once great city of Cumberland,, clownville!!!

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  4. March 21, 2019 at 2:25 pm, kevin said:

    Given the religious nature of the CHCO activities and political links and postings, they are not an appropriate group to receive public funds. It really is that simple.

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