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South Carolina gov: Confederate flag comes down today

...symbol is too painful and divisive to keep promoting."The Confederate flag is coming off the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse," Haley said before signing the bill. "We will bring it down with dignity and we will make sure it is stored...
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Empire Editorial: On flags and FedEx, collective action will carry the day

...sites across the country. On Saturday morning, an activist named Bree Newsome scaled a flagpole outside the South Carolina statehouse and tore down the flag, which flies in remembrance of the Confederacy. She was promptly arrested.These two...
Empire Editorial: Remove Confederate symbols from Juneau

...years, symbols of the Confederacy remain around us.The Confederate battle flag flies on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse and appears in a quadrant of the Mississippi state flag. Georgia's state flag used to be constructed mostly...
This Day in History

...resulting fires killed 576 people. Financier and presidential confidant Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the South Carolina statehouse: "Let us not be deceived - we are today in the midst of a cold war." In 1972, Apollo 16 blasted off on...


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