NASCAR dropped a bomb on some members of its huge fanbase on June 10th when it announced that the Confederate flag would be banned from all future events. Continue reading BUBBA WALLACE ON WHY NASCAR’S CONFEDERATE FLAG BAN IS A ‘PIVOTAL MOMENT’
This afternoon, in announcing her support for removing the Confederate flag from the capitol grounds, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley asserted that killer Dylann Roof had “a sick and twisted view of the flag” which did not reflect “the people in our state who respect and in many ways revere it.” If the governor meant that very few of the flag’s supporters believe in mass murder, she is surely right. But on the question of whose view of the Confederate flag is more twisted, she is almost certainly wrong. Continue reading The Meaning of The Confederate Flag and What This Cruel War Was Over
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.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will call for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state capitol, multiple outlets reported Monday.