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Mon Jul 13, 2015, 09:31 AM

Gettysburg’s black residents: Dropping Confederate flag can’t erase racism

Al Jazeera

Gettysburg’s black residents: Dropping Confederate flag can’t erase racism
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In this historic Pennsylvania town where Union forces defeated Confederate troops 152 years ago in a decisive victory against a rebel government determined to keep black people enslaved, the Confederate battle flag still flies. As Gettysburg festooned itself in Confederate flags and other Civil War memorabilia to mark the famous battle’s anniversary this weekend — against a backdrop of renewed national controversy over the flag — some among the town’s black community condemned the banner.

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safeinOhio Jul 2015 #1

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Mon Jul 13, 2015, 09:49 AM

1. Let's start a movement to

fly the White Flag of Surrender, the only Confederate flag that ever mattered.

Those that don't care about offending someone else sure would cry if that movement took off.

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