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August 17, 2017

The flag display comes down at Mud Island a little earlier than planned.

“I am not going to say there was pressure put on us, but we are certainly not tone deaf and not immune to the challenges we face as a nation in terms of how we talk about our history and how we present it,” said Dorchelle Spence, Vice President of Riverfront Development Corporation. “It is not whitewashing it and it is not pushing it away. It is just how do you talk about it.”

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