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Tag: Charleston Shooting

MoveOn statement on Gov. Haley’s remarks on Confederate flag

Statement of MoveOn.org Executive Director Anna Galland in response to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s remarks on the Confederate flag: “Gov. Haley did the right thing today by adding her voice to many who are calling for one of the nation’s most potent symbols of white supremacy to be taken down from South Carolina’s state […]

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500,000 Sign Petition to Take Down Confederate Flag

MoveOn.org Petition continues to grow rapidly on the heels of large rallies in South Carolina over the weekend; petition calls on South Carolina officials to “remove the Confederate flag from all government places” and denounces the flag as a symbol of racism, hatred, and division. ** View the petition here: www.moveon.org/confederateflag ** CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA […]

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No, YOU Need a History Lesson: The Confederate Flag Is a Symbol of Hate.

I was a very poor 16-year-old so, as you can imagine, having a car was out of the question. Wherever I needed to go, I walked—which was not always pleasant on a Florida summer day. It was on one of those hot days, while walking to the corner store, that a red truck slowed beside […]

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MoveOn.org Reacts to the Tragic Church Shooting in South Carolina

The brutal murder of nine members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is abhorrent and cause for national mourning. We extend our heartfelt condolences to all those grieving today in Charleston and across the nation. As part of a sickening legacy of racist violence perpetrated against the Black community, yesterday’s shooting is also […]

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