No one can legitimately suggest that the names and likenesses of Samuel Noble or C.T. Quintard should be stripped from Anniston’s public spaces, writes Phillip Tutor, but they do illustrate the moving target that is America’s current debate over the removal of public memorials. 

With JSU discussing a possible name change for Bibb Graves Hall, The Star's Phillip Tutor writes that the stone monument in Jacksonville’s public square is dedicated to the “gallant Confederate soldiers of Calhoun County” — soldiers who, had they prevailed, would have allowed white people in Jacksonville to continue owning black laborers.

Golden Springs Baptist Church's Rev. Roland Brown is sure that his congregation is stressed because of the pandemic. And he doesn’t plan to give COVID-19 a starring role in his Easter sermon. “It makes the message I have to say more important than at any time in my life,” he said. 

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