Confederate flag comes down on South Carolina’s statehouse grounds – The Washington Post


The Political Agitator’s response: Not my damn heritage, not my damn flag the flag of confusion. Some will say that the flag will not change their hearts. Well not all of them but I believe it will change some. However the flag coming down from a public place is a good thing. Now what they do with it on their own person and property, fine with me. Those whom celebrate their history, I love to see who they are so I can know who I am dealing with.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Confederate flag on South Carolina’s statehouse grounds came down during a Friday morning ceremony, ending its 54-year presence at the Capitol.

Members from a South Carolina Highway Patrol honor guard approached the Confederate memorial, and as one turned a lever to lower the flag, the assembled large crowd burst into sustained applause and chanted “U.S.A.!” The flag will be placed in a museum.

Cheers and hugs punctuated the morning. Just before the ceremony, a few gray-haired white men at the front of the crowd waved Confederate flags. But many more, both black and white, waved the United States flag. (Source: Read more)

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