Protest: Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 21, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 12:30-2:30 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE UPDATED TIME: We have changed the start-time for our MLK Day (Monday, January 21) protest to 12:30 p.m. (see below).

Our gathering will follow the NAACP Orange (Texas) program at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, which starts at 11 a.m.

Please join us in PROTEST of the Confederate Memorial in Orange, Texas (at Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and Interstate 10, north access road):

Martin Luther Kind Day
Monday, January 21, 2019

location: Confederate Memorial of the Wind (Google map)
time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon) 12:30-2:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE REPURPOSE EMAIL NEWSLETTER
to receive event details and updates.

Granvel Block is the Sons of Confederate Veterans member behind the new confederate memorial in Orange, Texas

Join a protest of the memorial:

Saturday, September 22
location: Confederate Memorial of the Wind (Google map)
time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Image via Granvel Block’s Facebook.

The permit for the memorial submitted by Granvel Block claimed it would be a “veterans” memorial and not a “confederate veterans” memorial.

The memorial stands within view of motorists on westbound Interstate 10 (see flyer, circulated by Block, below). The property and memorial lie on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., a main thoroughfare and one the city’s main arteries.

Block subsequently sold the property and memorial to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

He publicly claims that he is no longer involved.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans claims that the site is managed by the Orange, Texas chapter of their group. Block is the leader of that chapter.

Privately, in conversations with Orange residents and at least one member of the Repurpose movement, Block has revealed that he does, in fact, manage the site.

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Protest SUNDAY APRIL 8, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please note: Due to a forecast of rain, we have changed the date for this weekend’s protest to Sunday, April 8.

Join us in PROTEST of the Confederate Memorial in Orange, Texas (at Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and Interstate 10, north access road):

Sunday, APRIL 8
location: Confederate Memorial of the Wind (Google map)
time: 2-4 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE REPURPOSE EMAIL NEWSLETTER
to receive event details and updates.

PROTEST the Confederate Memorial of the Wind, Saturday, April 7 Sunday, April 8, 2-4 p.m.

Please note: Due to a forecast of rain, we have changed the date for this weekend’s protest to Sunday, April 8.

Join us in PROTEST of the Confederate Memorial in Orange, Texas (at Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and Interstate 10, north access road):

SATURDAY, APRIL 7
location: Confederate Memorial of the Wind (Google map)
time: 2-4 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE REPURPOSE EMAIL NEWSLETTER
to receive event details and updates.