Sons of Confederate Veterans

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A group of military veterans are calling on Florida Senate leaders to hear a bill that would increase penalties for defacing any Veterans memorial across the state.

Black 'Confederate' Marches Through Florida

May 11, 2016
Aryanna Duhl / WFSU News

A former Asheville, North Carolina NAACP President is walking through Florida for what he calls the “Southern Cross Revival March.”

Echoes from South Carolina filled the Capitol basement Thursday as a commission named the latest finalists for the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Tensions ran high a day after the South Carolina Legislature voted to remove the Confederate flag from its capitol.