Mid-South veterans, business leaders to rally in support of relocating Confederate statue in Oxford

Mid-South veterans, business leaders to rally in support of relocating Confederate statue in Oxford
Confederate statue in Court Square in Oxford (Source: WMC)

OXFORD, Miss. (WMC) - Veterans and business leaders will voice their support for removing and relocating a Confederate statue in Oxford, Mississippi.

Board votes to keep confederate statue in Oxford

The so-called Labor of Love Rally is set to start at 11 a.m. Monday morning outside the Lafayette County Courthouse where a monument to Confederate soldiers stands.

Mid-South veterans and business leaders are scheduled to speak in support of relocating the statue and the group will be helping to register voters for the upcoming November election.

This comes after Lafayette County’s Board of Supervisors voted to keep the statue up back in July.

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