BEREA, Ohio– Weeks later, controversy is still swirling around a group of Browns players who knelt during the national anthem. A dozen players gathered to pray before their preseason game against the New York Giants on Aug. 21. It was the largest group of NFL players to not stand during the anthem since former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick […]

Although the Supreme Court has declared flag burning to be a constitutionally protected form of free speech, Donald Trump said Tuesday he still wants to make the practice illegal. “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag,” the president-elect tweeted Tuesday. “If they do, there must be consequences — perhaps loss of citizenship or […]

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 the wake of controversy over the Confederate flag in South Carolina, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is calling for the removal of the American flag across the nation, saying Blacks have suffered as much under the U.S. symbol of justice as they did under the rebel flag that symbolizes slavery and indoctrinated racism, […]

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 brutal reminder of the South’s racial history was on full display Thursday as South Carolina capitol’s U.S. and state flags were lowered to half-staff after Blacks were slaughtered at Emanuel AME Church by a White gunman, but the Confederate flag continued to fly at its full height, according to the New York Daily News. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – When we talked to veterans at Louis Stokes VA Hospital in Cleveland, they were shocked the facility was flagged by auditors in Washington, and they want answers, like the rest of the public. “I’m concerned. All our brothers are here, brothers in arms if you will, and I’d like to […]