'We Can't Wait Any Longer': Activist Removes Confederate Flag from SC Statehouse

Nadia Prupis @ Common Dreams - An activist and youth organizer named Bree Newsome climbed the flagpole in front of the South Carolina capitol in Columbia early Saturday morning and pulled down the Confederate flag still flying on Statehouse grounds, telling media, "we can't wait any longer."

Newsome, 30, of Charlotte, was about halfway up the 30-foot flagpole when police demanded she climb back down...read more.


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