A Detroit reverend, the Confederate flag, Kid Rock, GM … and then things escalate

A Detroit reverend, the Confederate flag, Kid Rock, GM … and then things escalate
Kid Rock signs autographs after the USO Holiday Tour stop in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Commons Wikimedia

Do you think Kid Rock will back off his stand in displaying the Confederate flag because some reverend is doing this?

How will Motor City ICON General Motors respond?

Detroit CBS Local Reports:

In an ongoing effort to remove the Confederate Flag from the public eye, Rev. Charles Williams II and the National Action Network’s Michigan Chapter are speaking out against two of the Motor City’s biggest icons.

Williams, president of the Michigan Chapter of the NAN, says that General Motors needs to rethink its sponsorship of entertainer Kid Rock’s summer tour because he refuses to denounce the Confederate Flag, an image he has used frequently throughout his career in shows and music videos.

Williams led a protest outside of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit on Friday and told WWJ Newsradio 950’s Stephanie Davis that he thinks the Confederate symbol should be abolished everywhere.

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Detroit Reverend: GM Needs To End Sponsorship Of Kid Rock If He Continues To Use Confederate Flag « CBS Detroit

 


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