Changing Virginia county faces discrimination charges over Islamic cemetery

December 3, 2020

Over the past two decades, once-rural Stafford County has emerged as one of Virginia’s fastest-growing suburbs, one local leaders hope to turn into a new economic hub in the Washington region.

The increasingly diverse county that sits 44 miles south of D.C. voted blue in last month’s presidential election for the first time in nearly half a century. And the giant Confederate battle flag that towered over Interstate 95 from one resident’s property was recently taken down, with the county’s Republican-controlled Board of Supervisors quickly enacting a measure that would keep any flag from flying that high again.

Source: Changing Virginia county faces discrimination charges over Islamic cemetery - The Washington Post