Behind the Confederate Flag Controversy: The Unfinished Civil War
Against The Current vol. 85

Miah, Malik
Date Written:  2000-03-01
Publisher:  Against The Current
Year Published:  2000
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12854

Some 50,000 people, ninety percent African Americans, marched in Columbia, South Carolina, on January 17, the federal holiday honoring the great civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The march protest was organized by the NAACP demanding that South Carolina's government remove the Confederate flag from its statehouse. Until the state officials do so, the NAACP pledged to continue its economic boycott of the state.

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