Flag comes down 23 days after the massacre of state Sen. Clementa Pinckney and eight others inside Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The Confederate flag has been removed from a flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse, where it has had a presence for 54 years. The rebel banner was taken down Friday morning by a ... Jul 09, 2015 · The NCAA Board of Governors on Thursday announced due to South Carolina’s impending removal of the Confederate flag from Capitol grounds, the university will now be allowed to bid to host future ...
CHARLESTON, USA (UPDATED) – South Carolina's Republican Governor Nikki Haley led bipartisan calls Monday, June 22, for the removal of the controversial Confederate flag from the grounds of the ... Bree Newsome climbed the 30 foot pole to remove the confederate flag from the South Carolina state house to pay homage to the victims of the Charleston shooting. Jul 09, 2015 · More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner will be removed Friday in a state where such a reversal seemed unthinkable a month ago. An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol removes the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds in Columbia, S.C., Friday, July 10, 2015, ending its 54-year presence there. 7. I’m not going to refer to the so called rebel flag as the Confederate flag. I’ll be calling it the rebel flag from now because it’s not the Confederate flag. 8. However, people can’t be blamed for not knowing what the Confederate flag is or isn’t. Even South Carolina’s Senator has no idea what the Confederate flag is.
June 22, 2015: South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley reverses her position and says the Confederate flag should be removed from the Statehouse grounds: "One hundred and fifty years after the end of the ... On July 10, 2015, twenty-three days after the Charleston murders, the Confederate battle flag was removed from the Confederate soldier’s monument on the South Carolina state capitol grounds. In this essay we examine the reasons for the battle flag’s removal with an emphasis on the South’s religiosity.