Flags and Rebels — What to do with Confederate Symbols

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If you walk around the Alabama statehouse now, you will no longer see the Confederate battle flag on the grounds.  That flag along with three other Confederate flags were removed from a memorial Wednesday on the orders of Governor Robert Bentley.  Last week’s shooting at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, sparked a conversation about symbols of the Confederacy.  Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald talks about the flag and Vestavia Hills High School’s mascot, the rebel.

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Andrew Yeager

Andrew Yeager

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