For those who still insist that the Confederate flag is a mere symbol of southern heritage and not one of hate, it should come as no surprise to the rest of us to whom it symbolizes and evokes years of Black oppression.
Racism and denial run deep in our culture
After the Civil War the symbol of the Confederate flag may have been a source of southern pride and heritage used primarily at veterans events to commemorate fallen Confederate soldiers, but nearly 60 years later, the battle flag of General Robert E.Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia got co-opted by White supremacists, becoming the very emblem of racism displayed at cross burnings and lynchings.
I Don’t Know Nuthin About Racism
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