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Confederate Flag History

South Carolina Confederate Flag Coming Down

In the times in the aftermath of the murder of 9 black parishioners in South Carolina, images surfaced of the suspected gunman striking a pose with Confederate flags. Individuals across the world were without a doubt outraged to find out that the Confederate battle flag had been flying on the state grounds since 1962, including on the whole day of the murders.

SC lawmaker: Don’t take down the Confederate flag

Confederate flag history – The Confederate battle flag, called the “Southern Cross” or the cross of St. Andrew, has been generally characterized otherwise as a proud emblem of Southern heritage and as a shameful reminder of slavery and segregation. In the past times, many Southern states flew the Confederate battle flag along with the U.S. and state flags over their statehouses.

South Carolina lawmaker Jonathan Hill tells Erin Burnett why he believes the Confederate flag should keep flying in South Carolina.

Here is some history on the Confederate flag

Disturbing Racism Behind The Confederate Flag, Bill O’Reilly Disagrees

When the south prevailed soon after a REVOLUTIONARY president was chosen, the confederate flag was created. The southern market was sustained by slavery and in such a way their flag is symbolic of racism. Racism is brutalization and demoralization allows for nuclear warfare, race extermination, and various other dreadful influences. Because it allows the mindset of dehumanization to proceed, the confederate flag can not be empowered.

The recognized of all Confederate flags– the battle flag– is often mistakenly confused with the national flag of the Confederacy. The battle flag displays the cross of St. Andrew (the apostle was martyred by being crucified on an X-shaped cross), and is generally called the “Southern Cross.” A large degree of the Southern population was of Scotch-Irish and scottish ancestry, and for this reason familiar with St. Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland. The stars stood for the 11 states clearly in the Confederacy, plus Kentucky and Missouri.

watch some confederate flag history from The Young Turks.

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