Tag Archives: Confederate flag

Videos |Governor Nikki Haley Signs Bill to Take Down the Confederate Flag & IT IS DOWN!

The flag is DOWN! NINE PENS used to sign the bill to removed the confederate flag in honor of the the nine massacred in Mother Emanuel AME Church   We’ll post another thread when that flag comes down. It’s not … Continue reading

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Breaking: South Carolina’s House votes, 94-20, to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds

The South Carolina House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly early Thursday to remove the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds. The final vote of 94-20 after some 13 hours of contentious debate is a stunning turn for the state that was … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread |President Obama greeted by Confederate flag supporters

As the national conversation on the Confederate flag continues to unfold, some supporters of the flag took their message directly to the president of the United States by lining the route of his motorcade through Nashville on Wednesday. President Obama … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | KKK chapter to hold rally on SC Statehouse grounds

The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan’s Pelham, North Carolina, chapter have reserved the Statehouse Grounds in South Carolina for a rally next month. James Spears, the Great Titan of the chapter, said the group would be rallying … Continue reading

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Bree Newsome: America, Tear Down THIS Confederate Flag!

CONTEXT & AMERICA’S HYPOCRISY Ronald Reagan’s Mantra: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down THIS WALL! America’s got a nerve, doesn’t it? Telling other countries to tear down their walls and allow freedom to reign, while BUILDING walls of discrimination, inequality, imposing racial … Continue reading

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