‘Pro-white’ rally at Stone Mountain collapses amid internal strife


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‘Pro-white’ rally at Stone Mountain collapses amid internal strife
By Chris Joyner, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A Saturday rally at Stone Mountain by small group of white supremacists and white nationalists seeking to grab media attention during Super Bowl weekend has collapsed amid apparent infighting and fears for their personal safety.

“The event was undermined by people who were supposed to be on my side,” said John Michael Estes, a white supremacist and one of the main organizers of the rally. “All I can say is short of me showing up by myself, there is no hope of an event.”

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Breaking: Stone Mountain Park to close Saturday in face of protests
By Chris Joyner, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

On the eve of Super Bowl weekend with an estimated 1 million visitors in town, one of the state’s largest and most recognizable tourist attractions announced it will close Saturday.

The Stone Mountain Memorial Association made the announcement closing the 3,600-acre park, best known for the mammoth carving of Confederate leaders on the face of the granite mountain, because it could not adequately police an influx of left-wing protesters who plan to gather there.

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