HATEWATCH: IN RACIALLY TROUBLED ARKANSAS CITY, BATTLE OF THE BILLBOARDS REIGNITES

American racial/ethnic relations are at an all-time low. SMH.

BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

In Racially Troubled Arkansas City, Battle of the Billboards Reignites

By Don Terry on December 31, 2014 – 11:05 am

This time, there is no doubt who put up the latest racially charged billboard in Harrison, Ark., a nearly all-white city in the Ozarks that is struggling for its soul.

The Ku Klux Klan did it.

In the fall of 2013, a billboard went up on the edge of Harrison, repeating in big black letters against a yellow background the white nationalist mantra “Anti-Racist is a Code Word for Anti-White.”

The sign brought national media attention to the city and its history of racial hostility to African Americans. But no one claimed responsibility for the sign. The man who owned the billboard company declined to say who paid to lease the space.

The Harrison Community Task Force on Race Relations, which has been working mightily for 12 years…

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