Talk:Robert E. Lee Day

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Someone doesn't know how to check page history[edit]

I'm the one who started this page,and I just want to know who worked on this page. answer whenever you can.W.S.1007(Wolfscout1007 (talk) 02:49, 26 March 2009 (UTC))

More Information please[edit]

This article would benefit from additional information such as: when and how this holiday was founded. ----Design (talk) 22:33, 26 January 2014 (UTC)

Socio-Political Significance[edit]

This article seems incomplete without at least the mention that the one fact cementing any association with MLK day. Many people in the Southern U.S. do not feel comfortable taking off of work to celebrate the life of a historical figure for whom, by choice, they have no love lost, as it were, and with whose political purposes and religious beliefs they, in no uncertain terms, have nothing in common. They do not, however, wish to miss a paid government holiday. Whether celebrated on the same day, as it is in Arkansas, or not, Robert E. Lee day provides a solution for them.[1] In addition, it serves as a means of communicating their socio-political viewpoint in a way that is politically acceptable: any connotations either politically incorrect or improper are, by common convention, omitted from the discourse, even as this very fact, though salient, was heretofore elided from the main page of this entry, and perhaps may be again, as I am beginning to think that once I source it (as it stands I know it from personal experience) the foregoing, minus this comment, is good enough mention. I originally logged in to ask that question. ----Johanna Faust 09:55 March 30 2015 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Johanna faust (talkcontribs)

  1. ^ Velez, Denise Oliver. "The history of racist resistance to Martin Luther King Jr. Day". Daily Kois. Retrieved 30 March 2015.