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Ornithologists and birders are pushing to officially rename McCown's Longspur which was named after a Confederate army officer

They lost the Civil War and fled to Brazil. Their descendants refuse to take down the Confederate flag.

As a Black woman from the South, the removal of Confederate symbols is personal, CNN's Chandelis Duster writes

Friday marked the five-year anniversary of the Confederate flag being removed from the South Carolina State House grounds. Protesters celebrated the anniversary for a second day and said it’s time for Confederate statues to be removed too.

#Richmond man creates fund to help pay for removal of Confederate monuments

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In a reversal from 2016, a majority of Americans support removing Confederate statues from public places, believe police are more likely to use force against Black suspects, and support the Black Lives Matter movement

They lost the Civil War and fled to Brazil. Their descendants refuse to take down the Confederate flag.

Where can we find replacements for the Confederate names on military bases?  A fine starting point would be the list of more than 2,400 Army service members who have received the Medal of Honor, writes the editorial board.

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Germany doesn’t have Nazi monuments to “remind” citizens of their history. Instead, they have memorials for the 6 million Jews and others who were murdered. The U.S. doesn’t need statues of confederate generals to “remind” us. We need monuments for Nat Turner & Harriet Tubman.

@PressSec  has said repeatedly today that Pres Trump has not taken a stance in favor of or against the Confederate flag. Let that sink in a minute. The president of the United States can't say whether he supports flying a flag associated with treason and supporters of slavery.

I’ve just signed a petition about this bridge to dignity as seen in SELMA. It is named after a KKK grand wizard and confederate warlord. Edmund Pettus Bridge should be the John Lewis Bridge. Named for a hero. Not a murderer. Join this call. It’s past due.

1. Pelosi has been in Congress for decades and only today does she demand the removal of 11 confederate statues.  Why wasn’t she offended for the prior 30 years?

Today, the Marine Corps released guidance on the removal of public displays of the Confederate battle flag. MARADMIN 331/20:

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Watch this contractor immediately get fired when the homeowner sees a confederate flag on his truck. More of this please...

All these folks worried about erasing history when the Confederate statues come down will be thrilled to learn about the existence of books.

Don't worry about those Confederate statues being torn down. They're getting what they always wanted: out of America.

JUST-IN The United States Marine Corps has banned all public displays of the Confederate flag on installations worldwide. The Marines say the flag represents "a threat to our core values." READ MORE:

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Nikki Haley told conservative radio host Glenn Beck that the Confederate flag symbolized “service, sacrifice and heritage”, so her tweet here is all kinds of bullshit.

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