Stone Mountain Memorial Association removes carving — from its logo
Lahahuia Hanks holds up a fist in front of the Confederate carving at Stone Mountain Park during a Black Lives Matter protest on June 16, 2020, in Stone Mountain, Georgia. - Jessica McGowan/Getty Images North America/TNS

The Stone Mountain Memorial Association voted Monday to change its logo, adopting a new emblem that does not include an homage to the mountain's massive carving of Confederate leaders. Few Georgians are familiar with the memorial association, the state authority tasked with running Stone Mountain Park. And fewer still have occasion to come across its logo. That makes the move largely symbolic — but part of bigger effort that leaders hope will soften the park's reputation as a bastion for Confederate sympathy. The old logo consisted of the memorial association's initials and an illustrated clos...