Miss. ambulance tech apologizes for KKK flag Facebook post

He says the post was about Miss. state flag controversy and asks anyone that is offended to "look at the heritage side of it versus the hate side"


By Annette Peagler
WMC Action News 5

RICHLAND, Miss. — A reserve Richland firefighter and AMR service technician is on administrative leave as of Tuesday afternoon, after a controversial Facebook post.

Dewayne Hall, who volunteers for Richland Fire, Cleary Fire and works part time for AMR says he regrets making the post that shows the KKK flag. A statement above it reads: “White power will never die.”

Hall said he made the post in response to the controversy surrounding the Mississippi state flag.

AMR released this statement: 

"We are aware of the issue and are looking into the matter in more detail. AMR does not tolerate discrimination of any kind and the actions of this person are not representative of the thousands of dedicated paramedics and EMTs who take care of our patients every day."

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