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The Confederate Flag….A Symbol of Slavery or Racism? On the next “Conversations Of A Sistah”


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As you know, the uproar over the Confederate flag began last month after photos surfaced online of church shooter Dylan Roof waving the flag. It was the execution of nine (9) individuals in a church in Charleston, South Carolina to change the wave of this conversation.

The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the Statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state House and the governor.

The bill requires a two-thirds vote in each chamber; the Senate approved it 37-3. Gov. Nikki Haley has said she wants the flag to come down and will sign the bill.

Monday’s vote comes less than a week after the 15th anniversary of South Carolina taking the flag off the Capitol dome where it flew since the early 1960s and moving it to beside a monument honoring Confederate soldiers.

Join me this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. on “Conversations Of A Sistah” via blog talk radio for my commentary on “The Confederate Flag….A Symbol of Slavery or Racism?”

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50 thoughts on “The Confederate Flag….A Symbol of Slavery or Racism? On the next “Conversations Of A Sistah”

  1. Tra SC is a slave state with a slave mentality and the blacks are a hateful species. They’d rather remove a flag than uplift their minds and change their behavior. Visit and see for yourself. It’s like the freakin twilight zone.

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    1. I’m sorry, do you live here Ashanti? I am far from being slave minded. Please don’t use blanket statements to categorize all blacks in thus state. I’m so tired of people talking about things they know absolutely nothing about.

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  2. F u c k that – what is South Carolina going to do about white supremacy? I’m not with all this symbolism stuff………I want to see REAL change.

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  3. I also want to see real change! Removal of the flag means we are taking a small step in the right direction.

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  4. Tra fighting over a flag takes priority over the bigger issues that plague black America? I think NOT!!! Black-on-black crime and the rising of HIV rates among black men and women iz real.

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  5. Well I guess we better get used to seeing that flag everywhere – on every car, truck, RV, porch and storefront. That flag flapped in the wind for over a century with nary a word from any of you bandwagon jumpers. Congrats for making it the most popular flag in America.

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    1. Random,
      I already see it everywhere. As do I see White folks who glare, role their eyes, clutch their purses, cross the street…Not to mention the Gods.

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  6. Solidarity. It ain’t about the flag, it ain’t about the civil war, it’s about solidarity people.

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    1. Apple,
      Unless the killer is White💁🏿💅🏿 When will White people admit racism is a huge problem in this country?

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  7. Trace Cuomo just assigned a special prosecutor for when civilians are killed by police. we need that story boo.

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      1. Just as long as you stick with the topic.
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        Exactly!!! The number is not posted to get ya RAP ON!!!! FOH!!!

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  8. I heard it as I walked….I didn’t think it was necessary to call in and tell Blog Queen how I agreed with everything she was saying.

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  9. Tracy, Bill Cosby admitted to drugging and raping women in a court deposition. I’m watching CBS news….

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  10. Tracy I was glad when your bottom line on the show tonight was, that flag=Racism….When will White people admit racism is a huge problem in this country?

    Black on Black is not the problem, the discrepancy in punishment is👈🏿 When will White people denounce Limbaugh, Hannity, Oriely, Nugent, Zimmerman? When will conservatives admit Bush sucked? When will White people and obedient Blacks look at the numbers? True statistics, true facts? You stressed that tonight.

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  11. I caught the end of the show I’m going to listen to the rewind tonight when I take it down. so I’m going to avoid these comments.

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  12. White folk has always been a trip! I’m just patiently waiting til our economy crashes like Greece and chit hits the fan. It’s a matter of time.

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  13. A Republican official here in CT decided to fly his confederate flag recently. He can kiss his political career goodbye

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