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Opinion: When trivia isn’t trivial

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 19, 2020 2:22 PM CT | Published: July 19, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Steve Montgomery
Guest Columnist

Steve Montgomery

Steve Montgomery was ordained in 1980 and became senior pastor at  Idlewild Presbyterian Church in 2000 after serving churches in Appalachia and Atlanta. He retired from Idlewild  in 2019. 

Bree Newsome is the African American woman who scaled the flagpole at the South Carolina capital to bring down the Confederate flag after Dylann Roof killed nine people in Charleston, South Carolina. It is my hope that her name is not relegated to the dustbins of trivial history. Bree Newsome. Hardly trivial.


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