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Confederate Statue in North Carolina Comes Down After 112 Years

November 22, 2019
U.S.|Confederate Statue in North Carolina Comes Down After 112 YearsThe statue’s removal came after months of “high emotions, division and even violence” in the small town of Pittsboro, a county official said.Workers loaded the monument onto a truck after it was removed from its place in front of the Chatham County Courthouse in Pittsboro, N.C.,…

As nation mourns racist murders, Confederate Flag of hate still flies over South Carolina

June 19, 2015
By Jon Queally, Common Dreams This isn’t the story about a flag, but there’s a flag in this story. On the same day the nation was reeling from the mass murder of nine black churchgoers in South Carolina by a calculating white gunman who reportedly made it clear to his victims the attack was inspired
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