Rebel flag to rise again at I-75

by thoughtfulconservative

From Tampa Bay Online.com

With NFL officials from New York and football teams from Pittsburgh and Phoenix about to march on Tampa, the Sons of Confederate Veterans have vowed this:

The 1,800-square-foot confederate battle flag shall rise again.

The flag flies near the intersection of I-4 and I-75 just east of Tampa. It’s part of a memorial to Confederate veterans.

Many in the South look at the Confederate battle flag as merely harking back to a period of history, of their ancestry. Many also see it as freedom of expression.

African-Americans see it as a symbol of slavery.

Most of the time, however, the Stars and Bars comes out in response to some racial issue, usually when the perception is that African-Americans are being favored to whites. It was extensively used in the South to terrorize African-Americans and those who sought to aid them.

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2 Comments to “Rebel flag to rise again at I-75”

  1. I agree, 100%.
    People are STUPID to think that the Confederate flag is bad and racist.
    What is really bad, is homosexual people that want to get married in a church.

  2. Anyway, I needed to reread. I have many friends that love their Confederate Flag, and say its heritage, not hate, I agree

    🙂

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