Lessons from Confederate Flag Rallies

Just before South Carolina voted to remove the Confederate flag, I explored national rallies in support of keeping it.

Cities in Virginia, Arkansas, Arizona, Tennessee, Texas, Florida and South Carolina, among others, rallied in support of the Confederate flag. These events attracted hundreds of people in some cities. These outward expressions of racism are an easy target. I note it is time for the country to have a harder conversation about institutional white supremacy and the debt owed to African-Americans

Read that piece at Speakout here.