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Flag Foolishness – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - You can remove the Confederate flag from the flag poles and grounds of political institutions but you can’t take the Confederate attitudes from the hearts and minds of politicians and other conservatives! Black people are oftentimes too symbolic. That is why many of us enjoy marches more than we enjoy movements. We enjoy holidays more than we embrace history and we appreciate political promises far more than we enjoy direct positive political actions!

The Perils Of The Politics Of Symbolism

AFRICANGLOBE - Ghoulish as it may sound, the Charleston church massacre has given a shot of adrenalin to the Black Misleadership Class, especially the old-school preachers, who can wage symbolic struggle against the demons that live in people’s hearts, while presenting no threat whatsoever to the rich men that rule the United States, or their police.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Calls For Removal Of Confederate Flag...

AFRICANGLOBE - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state Capitol Monday, less than a week after a 21-year-old white supremacist gunned down nine people at a historic African American church.

How The Confederate Flag Adopted By Dylann Roof Continues To Divide...

AFRICANGLOBE - Flags were flying at half-staff on Thursday in South Carolina after the cold-blooded killing of nine Black people in an historic African-American church in Charleston - with one notable exception. Outside the legislature in the state capital Columbia, the racially divisive Confederate battle flag still flies high, renewing debate over its symbolism more than 150 years after the Civil War defeat of the slave-holding rebel South.

California Bans Confederate Flag

AFRICANGLOBE - California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Thursday prohibiting state agencies from selling or displaying items bearing the Confederate flag.

Virginia City Limits Flying of the Confederate Flag

A rural Virginia city where Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson are buried on Thursday limited the flying of the Confederate flag on poles on several downtown streets.