Who is Barnard Kemter?
Barnard Kemter is a retired Army Lt. Col whose speech had been deliberately cut after a brief audio malfunction on the May 31 Memorial Day ceremony in Markillie Cemetery. During his Memorial Day speech, Kemter wanted to recognize the role of African-Americans in the formation of Memorial Day.
An organizer of the commemoration reportedly said retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter’s comments were “not relevant.” https://t.co/Z5YB68ON8I
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) June 3, 2021
How old is Barnard Kemter?
Barnard Kemter is 77 years old as of the year 2021.
Barnard Kemter Wiki
Kemter is a graduate of Hudson High School. He was the event’s keynote speaker. He was referencing historians from Harvard when he said, “Memorial Day was first commemorated by an organized group of freed black slaves less than a month after the Confederacy surrendered.”