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From youtube.com/watch?v=LYgbwbmsHfw: Activist Bree Newsome takes down Confederate Flag at South Carolina Statehouse Bree Newsome, an organizer and activist from Charlotte, North Carolina, temporarily took down South Carolina's Confederate flag this morning by climbing up ...
Activist Bree Newsome takes down Confederate Flag at South Carolina Statehouse Bree Newsome, an organizer and activist from Charlotte, North Carolina, temporarily took down South Carolina's Confederate flag this morning by climbing up ...
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In her Bible quotation, Bree Newsome, a black woman, is asking, “Whom shall I fear?” while peacefully taking down the Confederate battle flag, a symbol of white supremacy and racial terror for generations. By her words, she is refusing to fear the hatred behind the symbol, the longstanding system in America of the forced labor of blacks under the threat of the most unspeakable forms of torture, terror, violence and death. She is refusing to fearfully tolerate the symbol that 21-year-old Roof (who in addition to allegedly assassinating a black political official, gunned down eight other innocent black people) proudly waved in photos.

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