Blacks and whites have been on both sides of the issue and during a pro-flag rally this weekend at Stone Mountain, some of the marchers were under the assumption – based on conservative columnists – that the issue was dead.
“We don’t even have the proposal before us,” said Carolyn Meadows, chairwoman of the SMMA. “It would have to be alive before it was dead.”
Stephens will now explore how to build a museum. He said he would spend the next few months talking to opinion leaders and getting legal and financial evaluations on how to make it happen.
“We would hope to have an evaluation done in a few months,” Stephens said. “Then, to have something in place by 2016.”