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“I was just mostly shocked and I wanted to ask them why they did it,” said Kylan Smallwood, the team’s quarterback and only Black varsity player.
“He wanted to take the flag with him, and he just apologized and said, ‘Man, I’ll sit in the back of your truck,’” Derrick Lewis said.
The alternate racial history drama will test America’s audience, for good or bad.
Jose Torres pointed a shotgun at Black partygoers and, referring to the children present, allegedly said “the little ones can get one too.”
“He must be held accountable for each and every action he took inside that church. For every life he took,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan Williams.
GOP in state legislature still can't let go.
Now both federal prosecutors and South Carolina state prosecutors are pursuing capital punishment.
“With each passing day, Plaintiff and other African-American citizens are subjugated to second class status by virtue of the official state flag bearing the confederate battle flag emblem flying high and proud on public property within the state of Mississippi.”
Gov. Phil Bryant declared April "Confederate Heritage Month" once again.
As the state has yet to remove the Confederate battle emblem, universities are opting not to display the flag.
Continuing a trend of removing the hate symbol from official use and public places
Members of group that drove trucks waving Confederate flags and yelled racial slurs past a Black child’s birthday party could face 20 years in prison.
Morgan Freeman, Jimmy Buffett, former State Rep. John Grisham and others are pushing for a change in the state’s flag.
The state’s 2016 calendar will not list the holidays by name, but the state will continue to recognize them.
During KKK and Black Educators for Justice rallies, both on South Carolina statehouse grounds, a Black officer's professionalism speaks volumes.
The former sergeant is now appealing the decision.
Congress remains divided after a last-ditch effort by the Republican Party to keep the flag.
The lawmakers’ highly anticipated debate on the Confederate flag’s place in the state began on Monday.
Walmart started the trend, followed quickly by Sears and eBay. Amazon, joined later, but has seen a huge spike in Confederate product sales.
Lawmakers in South Carolina debate the removal of the Confederate flag, while lawmakers in other southern states, which also use Confederate symbols, respond to a public outcry to take them down.
"When you try to explain it the response is often, ‘Whoa, there buddy! I’m not a racist!’ When the ugly truth is that they are — just a well-meaning one."
A Confederate flag still flies from the South Carolina Capitol grounds, which many demand be removed after the mass murder of nine in Charleston.
Question: I live in a small suburb of Kansas City, Mo. I have noticed more frequently that individuals in the area have confederate flag bumper stickers, flags hanging as windows, etc. What's the deal?