Confederate flag

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Noun1.Confederate flag - the first flag of the Confederate States of AmericaConfederate flag - the first flag of the Confederate States of America
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
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South Carolina social activist Bree Newsome scaled the flagpole in front of the South Carolina statehouse and removed the Confederate flag hanging there on June 27.
Images on the Roof's Facebook page showed him brandishing the Confederate flag and burning the Stars and Stripes.
One image even showed him dressed in a Ku Klux Klan costume next to a Confederate flag - which is widely regarded as a pro-slavery symbol.
The Confederacy's First Battle Flag: The Story of the Southern Cross is a detailed yet thoroughly accessible historical recounting of how the Confederate flag came to be.
Washington, November 4 ( ANI ): Kanye West has gotten himself in trouble by wearing a green bomber jacket with a confederate flag on the sleeve.
A guy standing in front of the White House waving in one hand the Confederate flag, which Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart noted is "a symbol of Southern resistance and white supremacy,'' and in his other hand a Marine flag, which symbolizes the nation's triumph over the Confederacy.
I did note he was Welsh and sold the American Confederate flag. I agree that God Save the Queen is inappropriate, and is certainly not as tuneful as La Marseillaise, or the Irish anthem.
Flags including the American flag, state flags, flags with insignias of fans' favorite drivers, and flags reflective of Confederate imagery (e.g., the Confederate flag) are commonly found at NASCAR races.
Justice Fortas emphasized the importance of protecting students' constitutional freedoms within school and cautioned that school officials could not constitutionally confine student speech "to the expression of those sentiments that are officially approved." (2) In the decades since Tinker, students have challenged school regulation of many types of speech, including the expressive conduct of wearing clothing that depicts the Confederate flag. The Confederate flag waves with symbolism and ignites passion from those who fight to display it and those who fight to banish its display.
Provocatively, Prince suggests that the decision to loft the Southern Cross into the status of quasi-official Confederate flag was a product of defeat.
She also meets Nikki, the daughter of one of the black ministers in town and a civil rights activist, and becomes a volunteer in the quest to demand a vote in the high school to change the school team name from The Rebels and to remove the Confederate flag as their emblem.
Like his topsy-turvy story "The Appropriation of Cultures," the author turns the subject of the dreaded Confederate flag on its head when a black man, who plays guitar, purchases a truck owned by a redneck, complete with a rebel decal.

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