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1 Race in America Susan R. Rodgers University of Phoenix-Axia College ETH/125-Week 9
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2 In the article “Confederate Flag Issue Again in State Politics” (Cox, 2009), gubernatorial candidate Mullins McLeod and Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn McConnell are debating about a confederate flag on a confederate monument on state ground in Columbia, South Carolina. Mullins McLeod believes the flag should be removed to show the world South Carolina is ready to move ahead towards the future without prejudices. However, Glenn McConnell believes the issue concerning the confederate flag was settled 10 years ago when the flag was removed from the dome of the South Carolina state house. Glenn McConnell said, “We settled this issue years ago on a bipartisan and biracial basis… (Cox, 2009). This article affects all the citizens of South Carolina since it is raising the issue of racism against the African American culture. Many people including Mullins McLeod believes the confederate flag represents racism, hatred, white supremacy, and slavery of African Americans. Other people, including Glenn McConnell does not believe in the misinformation about the confederate flag. It is because of this belief in the misinformation about the confederate flag that has caused this to be such a giant issue in the state of South Carolina. I think this will continue to
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  • Winter '09
  • JamesHenderson
  • American Civil War, Southern United States, Confederate States of America, Flags of the Confederate States of America

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