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UPDATED Friday, July 10, 2015, 10:16 a.m. ET- Shortly after 10 a.m. Eastern time on Friday the confederate flag flying over South Carolina’s statehouse was lowered for good, while thousands cheered, chanted and sang. The flag was received by a representative of its new home: the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. Crowds chant 'USA' and sing […]

A volunteer firefighter from Hartland, Minnesota was suspended for flying a Confederate flag from his fire truck during a parade, the Huffington Post reports. Brian Nielsen placed the controversial flag on the back of his parade truck in honor of the town’s “Third of July” festivities. The 43-year-old says he isn’t racist and would be willing to step down from his volunteer […]

Amid the debate about what the Confederate flag stands for, a new poll reveals the majority of White Americans view the flag as a symbol of southern pride, not racism. The findings from the CNN/ORC poll aren’t surprising — the country remains divided on the issue and numbers have stayed nearly the same for 15 years. Fifty-seven percent of Americans currently […]

In what can only be described as another low moment for conservative media, Sean Hannity has decided to compare two very different realms — the Confederate flag and hip-hop music. During his radio show this week, the FOX host touched on the topic of the Confederate flag. Major retailershave vowed to stop selling the flag due […]

Chatter over whether South Carolina should continue to fly the Confederate flag, especially after the massacre at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, is growing loud enough to effect change: Walmart, Sears, and eBay announced they will ban all Confederate merchandise. Last week, our very own Veronica Wells asked, “Will South Carolina remove their Confederate flag now?” A symbol […]

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Gov. Nikki Haley is throwing her support behind removing the Confederate flag from the State House grounds following a racially charged shooting in Charleston that killed nine African-Americans during a Bible study last week. “It’s time to move the flag from the capitol grounds,” Haley said Monday afternoon in front of […]

A T-shirt with an image of a Confederate flag has been banned from being sold at a high school in Lake County. The shirts say “You wish you were a BEBEL” THE WORD Rebel IS outline with a confederate flag image… This message could also mean “YOU WISH YOU WERE WHITE!”