Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The Legacy of Slavery: Eden, North Carolina Mural Controversy

EDEN, N.C. -- As with any work of art, the mural that sits in Washington Street Park in Eden, N.C. is open for interpretation, but this mural is being interpreted on both ends of the political spectrum, as well.

Those who put it there say it celebrates early economic development, but Elretha Perkins, president of the Eden Political Action Committee, represents a group that thinks differently.

Click here. Watch the video for a close up of the mural.


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