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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.

Confederate Flags and Football

Thomas Alter | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports
Thomas Alter

Local organizers in Charleston, South Carolina are pushing the NCAA to allow them to bring a Bowl Game to the Lowcountry. Bowl Games bring money and exposure to the cities that host them, and unlike larger, multi-day events, no real problems.

Lawmaker Calls For End Of 'Archaic' Tradition

Mount Pleasant Patch | Adam Crisp | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Today, public schools remain in session, municipal employees are at work, no stores are closed, but the S.C. General Assembly and thousands of state e...

South Carolina's Confederate Lieutenant Governor

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

When South Carolina Lt. Gov. Ken Ard resigned on Friday, the same day a grand jury indicted him for seven ethics violations, longtime state Sen. Glen ...

South Carolina and the Republican Race for Righteousness

Herb Silverman | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Herb Silverman

On May 2, 2000, South Carolina became the last state to make King's birthday an official state holiday. But South Carolina also then created another official state holiday on May 10 -- Confederate Memorial Day.

South Will Rise Again.. And Again -- Confederate Flag Fight Goes Higher

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 11.26.2011 | Weird News

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — A year ago, dozens marched to protest the Confederate flag a white woman flew from her porch in a historically black Souther...

Nikki Haley Caught Up In Confederate Flag Controversy

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The NAACP's president is urging South Carolina's Gov. Nikki Haley to remove the Confederate flag that flies near her Statehouse offi...

NAACP Protests 'Secession Ball' In South Carolina

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The memory of the Civil War collided with modern-day civil rights Monday as protesters targeted a "Secession Ball," commemora...

South Carolina Celebration Of Secession Sparks New Tensions

The State | Wayne Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two of the first events scheduled to mark the anniversary -- a privately sponsored secession ball Monday in Charleston and an effort to display the or...

NAACP To Protest As South Carolinians Celebrate Confederacy With 'Secession Ball'

The State | Gina Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of South Carolina's NAACP will march in protest of a "secession ball" in Charleston later this month which will commemorate the 150th annivers...