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Confederate flag at old N.C. Capitol coming down

A Confederate battle flag hung inside the old North Carolina State Capitol last week to mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War is being taken down after civil rights leaders raised concerns. The decision was announced Friday evening, hours after the Associated Press published a story about the flag, which officials said was part of… Read More »

Judges support Tenn. school’s Confederate flag ban

ROSE FRENCH (AP) – A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in favor of a Tennessee school system that banned the Confederate battle flag because of concerns the symbol could inflame racial tensions at a high school. Students Derek Barr, Chris White, Roger Craig White and their parents said in a lawsuit their free speech… Read More »