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Confederate Flag Controversy

Let's Stop Pretending the Confederate Flag Isn't a Symbol of Racism

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Krystie Yandoli

In tiptoeing around what "Southern pride" is actually representative of and refusing to condemn the Confederate flag as the horrific reminder of human slavery and discrimination it is, we're inherently encouraging modern-day acts of racism and ideologies that are straight-up wrong.

Stop Flying Confederate Flags at Civil War Commemorations

Scott Hancock | Posted 09.22.2013 | Black Voices
Scott Hancock

For me, seeing the American flag stirs pride, yearning, and pain. What did the flag of the Confederacy stand for? The harsh reality is that it symbolized the establishment of a country that depended upon maintaining the systematic denial of independence and freedom to black men, women, and children.

WATCH: Racist Shirt Approved By Mom

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.18.2011 | Black Voices

It goes without saying that wearing historically racist symbols should never be in vogue, right? Well, 14-year-old Torri Albrecht had to learn that le...

Most South Carolina Governor Candidates Stand Firm On Flying Confederate Flag

JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Only two of the six Democrat and Republican governor hopefuls say they would consider moving the Confederate flag that flies in front of the So...