Tag: Confederate Flag

Archived: S.C. Senate Votes to Remove Flag, Awaits House

UPDATE: On Monday afternoon, the South Carolina voted 37-3 in favor of removing the flag. Now the state awaits the vote from the House. On Monday, South Carolina lawmakers began the debate regarding the Confederate flag and its place at the state’s Capitol South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for…

Archived: Major Retailers Remove Confederate-Themed Products

Walmart (one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies) announced Monday night that it was pulling all Confederate-themed merchandise from its shelves, and by lunchtime Tuesday, the nation’s largest retailer was joined by Sears, eBay and Amazon in banning the Confederate flag and related products. The controversial symbol, which has it roots…

Archived: Why Fly the Confederate Flag

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…