Confederate Flag

Number Of Confederate Flag License Plates On The Rise In Tennessee

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Natalie Allison, a reporter for The Tennessean, about what's behind the trend.

Confederate Monuments

The Remaking of Class

What do we talk about when we talk about class? Is it economic or is it cultural? Is it the working poverty of a nurse and single mother in …

Bernie Sanders

Giant Confederate flag along I-64 in Virginia can't stay, panel says

LOUISA<p>Local officials in a central Virginia county say a giant Confederate flag visible from an interstate highway has to come down because it …

Confederate States of America

Confederate Flag License Plates Are Getting More Popular in Tennessee

The popularity of Confederate flag license plates in Tennessee has hit a 10-year high, according to data from the state’s department of revenue.<p>There …

Confederate States of America

New Lynyrd Skynyrd Documentary Set For TV Premiere In August

A new Lynyrd Skynyrd documentary promises to tell the full story of <b>one of southern rock’s defining bands</b>, warts and all. The film, <i>Lynyrd Skynyrd: If</i> …

Music

More Tennesseans driving around with Confederate flag on license plates

A controversial symbol is becoming more common on Tennessee roads.<p>The Tennessee Department of Revenue says demand for license plates with a …

War

Artist finds silver lining in defaced mural. The restored painting will be even better.

The Confederate flag was the first thing to go.<p>When it came time for artist Dare Coulter to repair the vandalism to her “Dare to Dissent” mural in …

Streetwear

Sponsors of Russia's meddling bots are funding another website

Russians have launched a new website that could be used to run influence campaigns in U.S. elections again, per the AP. Between the lines: Although …

Russia

Confederate flag display 'blatant racism,' Holly Hill council told

HOLLY HILL -- A display that includes the Confederate flag on Highway 176 west of Holly Hill continues to elicit strong feelings within the …

War

The Story Behind the White Boy Who Dropped Receipts on the Confederate Flag

Teen Christopher Justice laid out the case for why the Confederate flag is a racist symbol.<p>A three-year-old recording of a high school student calling the Confederate flag a racist symbol during a class debate resurfaced on Twitter this month and went viral.<p>On July 6, user @chulopjm tweeted a brief …

United States

Group to fly Confederate flag again at S. Carolina capitol

A group still angry South Carolina removed a Confederate flag from the Statehouse lawn is again temporarily raising the rebel banner at the …

South Carolina

Confederate Flag Returns to SC State House

The Confederate Flag will be raised at the South Carolina State House in Columbia on Tuesday.<p>The red, white and blue banner, a controversial symbol …

Conservative View

PA Farm Show orders vendors to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

“All vendors with those items have been asked to put them away. If the items are found again, the vendors will be asked to leave the …

Selling

South Bay Man Says Flying Confederate Flag Is About Honoring 'All Americans' Who Died In Civil War, Not Racism

<b>PALOS VERDES ESTATES (CBSLA) —</b> A retired attorney and self-proclaimed historian is coming under fire again for raising a replica of the Confederate …

War

Lawyer Sees Pic of Cop’s Confed. Flag, Says He’ll Show It in Court When the Time’s Right

A Washington State Patrol trooper removed a Confederate flag from his private home after a public records request caught the eye of his superiors. …

Washington State

Confederate flags erected in Belfast

CONFEDERATE flags have been erected in east and south Belfast.<p>The flag is currently banned in six American states and online retailers such as Amazon …

Rights & Freedoms

Kenny Chesney's No Shoes Nation Sure Beats This United States

While Chesney has been dubbed the heir apparent to Jimmy Buffett — and has even branded himself that way (“Now I know how Jimmy Buffett feels,” he …

Denver

State trooper flies Confederate flag above his cruiser parked at home

A Washington State Patrol trooper who flew a Confederate flag above his parked police cruiser claimed he was not aware of the “implications” of such …

Washington State

Washington State Trooper Gets In Trouble For Flying Confederate Flag

5:17 PM 06/26/2018<p>A patrol trooper removed a Confederate flag from his house in Washington after a public records request caught the eye of his …

Conservative View

Washington trooper flies Confederate flag above patrol car in Silverdale

SILVERDALE — A Washington State Patrol trooper who flew a Confederate flag at his Silverdale home with his official vehicle parked underneath in view …

Portland, OR

Washington State trooper flew confederate flag at home

SILVERDALE, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State Patrol trooper who flew a Confederate flag at his Silverdale home with his official vehicle parked …

Washington State

Confederate display erected, vandalized; controversy continues in Holly Hill

HOLLY HILL -- Members of three Sons of Confederate Veterans camps gathered at the edge of Holly Hill on Saturday to erect a sign and three flags: …

Rights & Freedoms

Black Woman Confronts Teen Wearing Confederate Flag Who Called Her The N-Word: 'We’re All People’

A young white racist called the wrong Black woman the N-word.<p>In a video shared on Facebook by “Ayo Henry,” the woman can be seen spotting the young …

Women of Color

Virginia’s GOP pick salutes the Confederate flag and all it stands for

The new GOP Senate candidate for Virginia, Corey Stewart, is not shy about showing his support for the Confederate flag. Footage from an “Old South …

Rights & Freedoms

Mark Zuckerberg Defends Decision To Fly Confederate Flag At Facebook Headquarters

MENLO PARK, CA—Claiming that the banner embodied the spirit of the company’s values, Mark Zuckerberg defended his controversial decision Friday to …

Humor

These Republicans waving the Confederate flag won their primaries

Corey Stewart campaigned in Virginia on his staunch support for Confederate symbols — but he’s not the only Southern Republican to win on Tuesday who’s got a fondness for the battle flag.<p>Another Republican, Lee Bright, who won his bid to replace Rep. Trey Gowdy in South Carolina, handed out bumper …

Primary Elections

Why African-American Doctors Are Choosing to Study Medicine in Cuba

In the countryside of western Havana, during the fall, rickety yellow buses carry first-year medical students from the Latin American School of Medicine. Wearing short-sleeved white smocks and stethoscopes, they go door to door, doing rounds, often speaking to their patients in broken Spanish. …

Latino News

A Confederate license plate's deep roots in Georgia law

<b>Gov. Nathan Deal said it won't take legislative action</b> to redesign the Rebel emblem on specialty state-issued license plates that benefit the Sons of …

Rights & Freedoms

John McCain’s Gratitude

He may not have made the best president, but he is a great man.<p>Describing his boss John McCain, the senator’s chief of staff, Grant Woods, says, “If …

Conservative View

Confederate flag, teachable moment

Recently a Big Sky High School student was suspended for repeatedly wearing a Confederate flag. The school prioritized a disruption-free learning …

Montana