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South Carolina Governor Signs Off on Bill to Remove Confederate Flag

It's "a day we can all be proud of," Governor Nikki Haley said in a statement shortly after the state House passed the bill to remove the flag.
VICE News
7.9.15
politics

'It's the Right Thing to Do': South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag From Capitol

South Carolina's State Senate has voted 37-3 in favor of a bill to remove a Confederate battle flag that has flown on the grounds of the State Capitol for more than 50 years.
Liz Fields
7.6.15
americas

Confederate Flag Debate Heats Up as Major Retailers Drop Merchandise From Shelves

Sears and Walmart have announced removal of Confederate flag merchandise from stores, while a Mississippi lawmaker has called for the emblem's removal from the state's flag.
VICE News
6.23.15
americas

Calls to Remove Confederate Flag Follow South Carolina Murders

The historically divisive flag is still flying high on the grounds of the state's capitol, in spite of the racially motivated killing of 9 black churchgoers on Wednesday.
Liz Fields
6.19.15
The Off the Deep End Issue

The Brazilian Town Where the American Confederacy Lives On

The Confederados are one of the last remaining enclaves of the children of the unreconstructed South.
Mimi Dwyer
2.5.15
This Week in Racism

Dear Black People: Cut White Gays Some Slack

A recent editorial on TIME.com suggested that white gay men are stealing black culture. What the writer fails to understand is that much of modern black pop culture is stolen from gay people—specifically, everything about Beyonce.
Dave Schilling
7.11.14