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A Miami high school with a 98 percent minority student body is under fire after it allowed a teacher to hang a “Keep It Flying” confederate banner in the classroom.

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A mother is outraged and denouncing a white coach who reportedly ordered her autistic son to wear a cap emblazoned with a Confederate flag.

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A photo of a Mississippi man voting on Tuesday while wearing a racially charged T-shirt has sparked outrage all over the internet.

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It was no treat for 17-year-old Esperanza Menendez who came face to face with two white males whose faces were painted Black as part of their racist Halloween costume in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania. “Y’all f**ked up ya’ll shouldn’t do that s**t…that’s not funny,” she said. “It’s not racist,” voices said from the background about the males who […]

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In 1992, when Stacey Abrams was in college, she participated in a protest where there was a burning of a Georgia state flag that had been redesigned in 1956 specifically to incorporate the Confederate battle flag emblem in it, in a clear attempt to make a statement against the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement. That…


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Here’s a question: If the Confederate flag has nothing to do with racism, and it’s all about Southern pride and history, why does it seem to fly high in areas of the country that are decidedly not in the South?


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When Black folks occupy seemingly white spaces in this age of Donald Trump, we must be mindful that some ish might pop off due to their discomfort of melanated people. One 18-year-old Black male learned that the hard way while attending the Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville, Ore., and it cost him a trip […]

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A parade to honor the memories of war veterans was crashed by a group who waved the Confederate flag along the route, even though the controversial symbol was banned, the Daily Mail reports. READ MORE: Wisconsin candidate, Mahlon Mitchell, is ready, set and able to be the state’s first Black governor A councilman said the Old Soldiers […]

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A school in Fort Bragg, North Carolina has a lot of explaining to do after a yearbook photo that showed a Cape Fear High School student holding a shotgun while wearing a Confederate flag T-shirt and standing in a cotton field surfaced. Tonight only on #ABC11: this controversial picture was printed in the yearbook for […]

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Earn’s well-intended-yet-tragic managerial decisions had to catch up with him at some point in 'Atlanta' series. “North of the Border” is the episode for it.

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DETROIT (AP) — A student who led a two-day demonstration outside of his central Michigan […]

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A black officer that was fired yesterday for confronting a group of confederate flag wavers in front of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum has reportedly been rehired—but Wardell Jackson is suspended until next Monday and has been moved to the midnight shift. According to Atlanta Black Star, Jackson stated, “I did my job. I kept […]

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Apparently sometimes you can be fired for doing the right thing. According to the Clarion Ledger, a Black capitol police officer was fired after exchanging words with a group of confederate flag wavers. A video uploaded to Facebook by Chris Blount, a member of the Delta Flaggers, shows much of the confrontation. The unnamed police […]

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Black Lives Matter activist Muhiyidin D’Baha from Charleston, NC was shot and killed in New Orleans, […]

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The video was everywhere. As a reporter goes live in Charleston, South Carolina suddenly someone leaps into a crowd of protesters and attempts to grab a confederate flag from a white man waving it...

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Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation that makes April Confederate Heritage Month, commemorating the history […]

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Dylann Roof, the gunman who massacred nine Black churchgoers in Charleston, hoped to set off […]

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