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8:21 am on Wednesday September 30, 2015

Public approval for removal of Confederate flag

A strong majority of South Carolina residents said the state legislature made the right decision in removing the Confederate battle flag.
5:08 am on Wednesday October 26, 2011

Confederate flag drama flares in Horry County school

photo by flickr user Lydiat The debate over whether or not displaying a Confederate flag is a celebration of southern heritage or something more racially disparaging has reared its ugly head again, this time at an Horry County school. According to...
3:11 am on Tuesday September 27, 2011

In historically black Summerville neighborhood, a Confederate flag causes a stir (Updated)

Image by Flickr user Carl WainwrightUpdate September 27: The Associated Press dropped by Summerville for a checkin a year after the march against Caddell's Civil War flag display. As you might guess, little has changed — aside from a higher flag...
4:01 am on Saturday July 30, 2011

NAACP challenges Haley's flying of Confederate Flag

Flickr user jimmywayne NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous took some time during his keynote address at the 102nd Annual NAACP Convention's First Plenary Session to air out his feelings about Governor Nikki Haley's decision to publicly fly...
1:00 pm on Wednesday July 27, 2011

NAACP challenges Haley's flying of Confederate Flag

Flickr user jimmywayne NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous took some time during his keynote address at the 102nd Annual NAACP Convention's First Plenary Session to air out his feelings about Governor Nikki Haley's decision to publicly fly...
1:00 pm on Wednesday July 27, 2011

NAACP challenges Haley's flying of Confederate Flag

Image by Flickr user jimmywayneNAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous took some time during his keynote address at the 102nd Annual NAACP Convention's First Plenary Session to air out his feelings about Governor Nikki Haley's decision to...
5:03 am on Saturday February 20, 2010

Nearly at the 150 mark for the Confederacy and still debating the flag

Image by Flickr user J. Stephen Conn We're fast approaching the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Confederacy and another battle is looming: Where does the celebration of Southern culture end and racism begin? Getting a bit at that point is a...
4:01 am on Tuesday September 22, 2009

S.C. senator says ACC is wrong over Confederate flag

Image by Flickr user Kenneth B. MooreImage by 20090922-flag.jpg The Mississippi flag has been called out before as the next appropriate target of the NAACP efforts.Charleston rep and Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn McConnell has written a piece...
5:10 am on Tuesday August 18, 2009

Before the secession, this was the first Confederate flag

Image by Flickr user jimmywayne Image by 20090818-flag.jpg Before there was war, and before South Carolina had seceded, Captain Edward Mills had raised this flag. It would soon be the flag of the Palmetto Guard and then fly above the Confederate-...
2:14 pm on Tuesday July 15, 2008

NAACP to step up efforts to remove Confederate flag

Image by flickr user DMBFreakNo41Image by 20080716flag.jpg The NAACP says the flag has got to go. Once again, the S.C. Sons of Confederate Veterans say heck no. The NAACP is working overtime to get the Confederate flag removed from the Statehouse...
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