Many are outraged after several Confederate flags were found near the iconic Martin Luther King Center and Ebenezer Baptist Church yesterday morning in Atlanta.
According to Ebenezer Baptist Church Rev. Shanan Jones, police and Homeland Security are working to remove the flags.
Atlanta police confirms four small flags were found laying on the property.
The flags were placed below a poster that states “Black lives matter, hands up,” by a garbage can, on the path the historic MLK site and on the corner near the church, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution.
The church plans to make a statement later Thursday morning.
Ebenezer Baptist Church consists of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s boyhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where King was baptized and both his father, Martin Luther King, Sr., and he were pastors.