Library Of Congress Regrets Tweet About ‘Stonewall’ Jackson On MLK Day

Anadolu Agency/Anadolu

The Library of Congress late Monday said it regretted tweeting about Confederate Gen. “Stonewall” Jackson on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

“We published a post earlier today that was pre-programmed from our Today in History site about Stonewall Jackson because Jan. 21 was his date of birth,” the Library tweeted. Earlier, it had published a link to an article about Jackson on its account.

“We sincerely regret publishing this tweet on the day that we celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.” 

H/t NBC News.

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