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Confederate Flag Issue More Than Just A Distraction

Facebook is rotten with memes, status updates and listicles  (“101 Stories More Important Than The Rebel Flag That You Morons Missed While Arguing About The Rebel Flag”) that dismissively tell us that caring about taking down the Confederate flag is … Continue reading

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“Racial Wallpaper”: Take Down The Rebel Flag

As per usual, it’s hard to beat the commentary of Jon Stewart and his heartfelt take on the Charleston massacre was no exception to that rule.  Stewart absolutely nailed the toxic stew of poverty, paranoia, and white supremacy–masked with slogans … Continue reading

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As a Mississippian transplanted to California who wrote a song called “Take Down The Rebel Flag” for the Mississippi alt-country band Buffalo Nickel, I read with great interest a story entitled: “Mississippi flag causes controversy in California.” According to the … Continue reading

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