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Woman Who Took Down Confederate Flag: ‘I Refused To Be Ruled By Fear’

Black activist Bree Newsome says she refuses to be ruled by fear.

Newsome’s intolerance to racial injustice and the horrific shooting that killed nine black lives are among the several reasons she said fueled her to take action. Saturday, Newsome climbed the flagpole outside of the South Carolina statehouse and removed the Confederate battle flag.

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