OPINION | Remove Confederate Symbols From Their Place Of Reverence On Federal Public Land
OPINION | Remove confederate symbols from their place of reverence on federal public land
The Confederate Battle Flag is one of the most controversial symbols from U.S. history, signifying a representation of racism, slavery, the oppression of African-Americans – and one of the darkest periods of our country’s past. We entered a new chapter in American history following the violence and death that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., at the hands of angry torch-bearing white supremacists following the city’s decision to remove a symbol of its Confederate lineage, a statue depicting the commanding Civil War general of the Confederate Army, Robert E. Lee.
In order to fully understand the nature of our country, …