Many Omaha, Nebraska, natives were outraged after a cell tower technician flew a version of the Civil War-era banner high above a local public school.
A popular Bible workbook author is speaking out against a Christian sing-along event for posting of a photo of a man with a Confederate flag. Madison Laird, who ultimately pressured the event organizers to delete it, compared it to waving a "Nazi flag."
The Fairfax County school board was scheduled to meet on Monday to discuss renaming schools named after Confederate soldiers, as the board has "recognized that Confederate values are ones that do not align with our community."
At 67, Louis Smith says the act is reminiscent of tactics used by the Ku Klux Klan to signal black community members that danger was right on their doorstep.
The school superintendent hopes that renaming the school will mark the beginning of a new era for the former capital of the Confederate states by honoring a leader who “represents the great promise of America.”
An Arkansas store owner decided to stop selling the Confederate flag because of the way it has been adopted by extremists as a part of hate speech.