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Two Men Allegedly Beaten By Mob Over Confederate Flag Decal

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.06.2015 | Crime

Salt Lake City police are still searching for six or seven black men seen on video allegedly pummeling two white men over a Confederate f...

Mississippi Man Allegedly Bombs Wal-Mart Because They Won't Sell Confederate Flags

AP | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

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AfroDixie: Journey to the Remix

John Sims | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts
John Sims

After recoloring, hanging, burning and burying the Confederate flag over the last 15 years, I needed to confront the song "Dixie," and I knew I would need to enlist the musical troops to help create an impactful statement.

The Hate Has Overshadowed The History

Brandiilyne Dear | Posted 10.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Brandiilyne Dear

state that respects all people. Right now, the flag that comes closest to that goal is the United States flag.

Ole Miss Removes Mississippi Flag With Confederate Emblem

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

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Ole Miss Students Vote To Remove Confederate Symbol From Campus

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics

Student leaders at the University of Mississippi voted on Tuesday night to remove the Mississippi state flag, which contains the Confederate battle e...

NASCAR's First Family Builds An Inclusive Mission On And Off Of The Racetrack

Alicia Jessop | Posted 10.15.2015 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

Life's priorities changed for Amy France, wife of NASCAR CEO Brian France, when she became a mother to the couple's twins, Luke and Meadow. After the couple's children were born, Amy was not only immersed with ensuring their well-being, but became concerned with doing the same for other children.

Confederate Flag Supporters Indicted Under Georgia's Anti-Gang Law

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics

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Hundreds Rally Against Confederate Symbol On Mississippi Flag

AP | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Civil-rights leader Myrlie Evers-Williams, Mississippi-born rapper David Banner and a prominent South Carolina lawmaker ar...

South Carolina Residents Turn Against The Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

Most South Carolinians no longer think the Confederate flag should be flown on their statehouse grounds. In a new survey from Winthrop University, 66 ...

Ben Carson: NASCAR Fans Should Keep Flying The Confederate Flag On Private Property

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

RANDLEMAN, N.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Monday said NASCAR fans should continue flying the Confederate Flag...

Fraternity Collection Produces Bow Ties Covered In Confederate Flags

Breana Brill | Posted 09.23.2015 | College
Breana Brill

Dear Fraternity Collection, We need to talk. A little over a month ago, I signed up for your email list so I could lust over your cute shirts with uniquely-designed pockets, although I never actually buy anything from your store.

Are We So Different From ISIS?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Michael Rosenblum

When I was younger, I used to work on archaeological excavations in the Middle East. I spent 8 seasons digging in Cyprus and Israel.

Students Suspended For Clothing Displaying Confederate Flag

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.17.2015 | Black Voices

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The NAACP and Me

Herb Silverman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Religion
Herb Silverman

In 1976 I accepted an offer to teach at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where the Civil War (also known as "The War of Northern Aggression") began and was still a symbol of Southern pride.

South Carolina and the Confederate Battle Flag

Joseph B. Kadane | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Joseph B. Kadane

Flags are pieces of cloth. They symbolize something beyond the physical, but a flag is not what it symbolizes. When someone burns the American flag, they are showing anger at the United States in a symbolic say, (which makes those of us who like the US, angry).

Here’s What It’s Like Inside A Pro-Confederate Flag Rally

ThinkProgress | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 1,300 people were expected to attend a “Southern Heritage” rally in support of the Confederate flag on...

Bishop Tutu's Dream

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We must wake up, open our eyes and ears, avoid convenient ignorance, seek the truth, speak up, stand up, and never give up fighting for justice for all. How long?

How Do You Make a Society Wise?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 09.02.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

A wise society looks after the well-being of its citizenry. In order for there to be a wise society, though, many or most of its citizenry also must be wise since they create the society. But the society must educate its citizens to be wise.

Actor Wendell Pierce on Katrina, Art as Activism, Challenging Confederate History, and New Orleans' Future.

Talmon J. Smith | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Talmon J. Smith

I spoke with Wendell Pierce - most famous for his HBO series roles in The Wire and Treme - on the closing weekend of Brothers from the Bottom, a critically-acclaimed play about gentrification in New Orleans after the storm, in which Pierce played a lead role both on stage and in production.

Woman Up, Mississippi Leaders!

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 08.23.2015 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

It's not about "political correctness" (in the context of current Mississippi politics, supporting the inclusion of the Rebel standard on the state flag is the politically "correct" thing to do). It's about moral correctness; it's about historical correctness; it's about common decency.

While I Breathe I Hope: The Un-Southern Perspective to the Confederate Flag

Roshanda E. Pratt | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices
Roshanda E. Pratt

Do I think removing the flag is going to solve all the problems in South Carolina? No, but it's a first step.

Social Constructs: The Date Line, Race, and the Confederate Flag

Brennan Breed | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics
Brennan Breed

This post is really about the Confederate battle flag. But it starts with a story about the time I lived the exact same day twice in a row -- July 7th, 2015.

Kids Share Some F**ked Up Facts About The Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

These kids are decrying the Confederate flag in the best way ever: by telling us all the horrible stuff it represents. In a video posted to YouT...

'Muslim-Free' Gun Store Now Selling George Zimmerman's Confederate Flag Paintings

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Black Voices

George Zimmerman, who rose to national notoriety in 2012 after shooting and killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, is now selling prints...