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Should confederate monuments be taken down?

Some people think its right to take it down and come think it should stay up.

Kanye West Explains Those Confederate Flag Concert Shirts
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Kanye West Explains Those Confederate Flag Concert Shirts

Kanye West sold confederate flag shirts on his tour at concerts. Kanye isn’t only selling these items at his concerts — the 36-year-old star also just opened a pop-up shop in L.A. filled with his Confederate flag gear. Kanye also said “I just think people look cool in it. They look nice. And it’s colorless also,” and “It’s super hood and super white boy approved at the same time. That’s really what my style has always been.”

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Davidson man accused of vandalizing Confederate monument in Cornelius
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Davidson man accused of vandalizing Confederate monument in Cornelius

Not only has confederate monuments been vandalized in different states across the united states it happened locally in Cornelius NC. The man who vandalized this statues name is Maxwell Sommer. Maxwell was arrested for this doing on August 30th 2017. He sprayed with blue spray paint a X over "our confederate soldiers".

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Why I Changed My Mind About Confederate Monuments
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Why I Changed My Mind About Confederate Monuments

Empty pedestals can offer the same lessons about racism and war that the statues do.

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Why The Confederate Battle Flag Is Even More Racist Than You Think
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Why The Confederate Battle Flag Is Even More Racist Than You Think

There was a massacre of nine black churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, re-ignited debates over the Confederate battle flag.

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Don’t Tear Down the Confederate Battle Flag
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Don’t Tear Down the Confederate Battle Flag

The author grew up with both the confederate flag and the american flag on his porch. He had many family members who wore the confederate uniform in battle and there for it was apart of his history. after many mass shootings the confederate flag became a symbol of hate. The author no longer flies a confederate flag because he wants to respect the people who don't appreciate the flag. The author agrees that they should keep the confederate flags on graves and monuments of confederate soldiers but to not symbolize hate.

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Analysis | The Confederate flag largely disappeared after the Civil War. The fight against
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Analysis | The Confederate flag largely disappeared after the Civil War. The fight against

A new study of the history makes this clear.

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