An Open Letter to South Carolina Gov. @NikkiHaley: Bree Newsome Should Take Down the Confederate Flag

The power of symbols
402The Very Reverend Battleaxe of Knowledge
7/10/15 11:03:59 am
Wrong thread.....

When African American activist Bree Newsome scaled the flagpole and took down the Confederate battle flag on the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse and was immediately arrested, she epitomized the growing revulsion of Americans for this divisive symbol of slavery and racism. Now that the South Carolina legislature …

The Confederate Flag Is Coming Down, but South Carolina Doesn’t Deserve Congratulations

It was a deliberate insult to the civil rights movement
7/09/15 5:25:13 pm
re: #277 steve_davis There's a depth of insult I try not to tolerate. I developed it when the same sorts of things were tossed out about the Clinton's daughter.