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.”
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".
Empty pedestals can offer the same lessons about racism and war that the statues do.
There was a massacre of nine black churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, re-ignited debates over 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.
A new study of the history makes this clear.