North Carolina takes down Confederate Civil War battle flag after protest – The Raw Story

William Faulkner once noted that in regards to the American South’s awareness of its troubled history, “the past is never dead. It’s not even past”.

That sentiment – coming from one of the great chroniclers of life below the Mason-Dixon line – seems to apply doubly to the regular and ongoing controversies that break out about the use, or misuse, of the Confederate flag, the latest of which has just the hit the state of North Carolina. (More)

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