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#TakeDownTheFlag Petitions Multiply; Hundreds of Thousands Call on States, Corporations to Remove Racist Symbol

More than 600,000 people have signed more than 50 petitions on MoveOn.org calling for states to stop flying the Confederate flag on government property, discontinue Confederate license plates, and stop selling Confederate merchandise. In the week since the racially motivated terrorist attack in Charleston, more than 600,000 people have signed petitions on MoveOn.org calling on […]

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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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