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Source: Indy100

Watch As White Woman Says Slavery Wasn't 'So Bad' In Bid To Name Park After Confederate General

By Mark LoProto

On this edition of “Why Would You Say That?” Cobb County resident Mary Stevens decided to chime in with her thoughts on pre-Civil War slavery. Before you think there is any possibility this won't end in disaster, know this: she was white and was defending the naming of a local park after a Confederate general. 

Yep. It’s one of those stories.

Stevens took the podium during a meeting in hopes of swaying the vote on a proposal to name a local park after Confederate General Joseph Johnston. During her tirade of factoids and underlying racism, Stevens stated that “had it been so bad for freed slaves, they would have left the south.”