Facebook Post From Former Supporter Renouncing Confederate Flag Shared Nearly 75,000 Times

By Aura Bogado Jul 08, 2015

Josh Clark grew up near Nashville, Tennessee, and describes himself as a “country boy stuck in the city,” who enjoys hunting, fishing and the outdoors. The 26-year-old was also a big supporter of the Confederate flag—until he made the decision to renounce his support for it, posting it on Facebook:

Something has been weighing pretty heavily on me the past few days. I have had a few small discussions on the issue,…

Posted by Josh Clark on Saturday, June 27, 2015


The post has been shared nearly 75,000 times and has more than 1,600 comments. On his Facebook page and via YouTube, Clark has since posted his overwhelming gratitude for the support he’s received.