Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi Continue to Honor Robert E. Lee on Martin Luther King Day





While the nation honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, three states celebrate another man as well.

In Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi, the slain civil rights leader shares a state holiday with Robert E. Lee, commanding officer of the Confederate Army.

The two figures seem to coexist in the very fabric of the Arkansas' capital city, where streets bear each of their names.



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