Wednesday, July 08, 2015

South Carolina House Backs Removal of Confederate Flag - The New York Times

South Carolina House Backs Removal of Confederate Flag - The New York Times:



 "COLUMBIA, S.C. — Voting to jettison a divisive symbol that has evoked slavery and segregation for some and history and Southern pride for others, the South Carolina House of Representatives early Thursday backed a proposal to remove the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds. It was an action that would have been politically inconceivable just three weeks ago."



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