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Jun 22, 2015, 12:47pm EDT
  • July 10, 2015

    Watch: Crowd chants "na na na na hey hey hey goodbye" as the Confederate flag falls in SC

    Down it comes.

  • July 9, 2015

    South Carolina governor signs bill: The Confederate flag is finally coming down

    The legislature's vote seals the racist symbol's fate.

  • July 8, 2015

    Confederate flag poll shows Republicans are increasingly supportive

    Self-identified Republicans aren't just more pro-Confederate, they are also becoming increasingly so over time.

  • July 6, 2015

    Why a racist flag is very much a celebration of America's heritage

    Ta-Nehisi Coates's latest essay shows why.

  • July 6, 2015

    Southern whites who know basic Civil War facts don’t support the Confederate flag

    Very bad news for the "heritage, not hate" slogan.

  • June 27, 2015

    Watch Bree Newsome climb a 30-foot flagpole to take down South Carolina's Confederate flag

    The activist took matters into her own hands — and was immediately arrested.

  • June 25, 2015

    Jon Stewart: It's weird we kept a symbol commemorating a pro-slavery secessionist army

    The Daily Show host celebrates the Confederate flag's ongoing demise.

  • June 24, 2015

    Confederate flags are coming down: here’s the latest by state

    A century and a half after the Civil War, politicians across the South are repudiating the flag on their license plates and at their capitols.

  • June 24, 2015

    Even Strom Thurmond’s son is over the Confederate battle flag now

    His "I am not proud of this heritage" statement is the New York Times's quotation of the day.

  • June 24, 2015

    Where Republican presidential candidates stand on South Carolina's Confederate flag

    Some changed their mind in just a few days.

  • June 24, 2015

    Bill Kristol just made the world's least compelling slippery slope argument

    This is a good agenda.

  • June 23, 2015

    In speech near Ferguson, Clinton says just pulling down the Confederate flag isn't enough

    The Confederate flag 'shouldn't fly anywhere," Hillary Clinton said Tuesday. And she said just pulling it down doesn't go far enough.

  • June 23, 2015

    How Clarence Thomas made it possible for states to ban Confederate license plates

    A Supreme Court decision saying states can reject license plates they found offensive arrived at just the right time.

  • June 23, 2015

    This paragraph should leave no doubt that the Civil War was about slavery

    Confederate states said it was as they seceded.

  • June 23, 2015

    Fox News wants "restraint" after Charleston shooting. Jon Stewart is having none of it.

    The Daily Show host slammed the network for its hypocrisy.

  • June 23, 2015

    Georgia and Mississippi are still flying versions of the Confederate flag

    Even if South Carolina takes down its flag, two other states are still paying homage to the Confederacy.

  • June 23, 2015

    There's deep irony in removing the Confederate flag using the rhetoric of states' rights

    For centuries, the rhetoric of states' rights has been used to justify slavery, segregation, and other forms of discrimination. Now it's wrapped up in the Confederate flag debate in a surprising way.

  • June 22, 2015

    South Carolina governor: It’s time to take down the Confederate flag

    For many, she says, the flag "is a deeply offensive symbol of a brutally oppressive past."

  • June 22, 2015

    The Confederate flag symbolizes white supremacy — and it always has

    The flag only gets to be a cultural symbol because Americans don't remember what the Civil War was really about.

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