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Podcast: When the Klan is standing next to you, it is time to get out of the line

Dr. Michael Butler, author of Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980, discusses Confederate symbolism, the racists’ revisionist history of the…

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Panel votes to remove Confederate flag from Senate seal

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Lawmakers took a step toward removing the Confederate battle flag from the Senate’s official seal Thursday, as…

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Senate could drop Confederate flag from seal

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State senators are scheduled next week to begin considering whether to keep the Confederate flag on the…

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Walton County comes up with Confederate flag compromise

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After nearly three hours of emotional testimony Tuesday about a Confederate flag rippling just outside, the Walton…

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Baldwin on ESPN about Confederate flag

Two weeks ago, ESPN came to Pensacola to interview Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, Jr. He was putting on a football camp at Legion…

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Walton County Commission postpones vote on Confederate flag

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After a heated public hearing, the Walton County Commission on Tuesday voted to postpone for two weeks…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

Battle over Confederate flag plays out today at BCC

The battle over the Confederate flag continues today at Escambia Board of County Commissioners. On the agenda is an item for the county to remove…

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SC Senate votes to remove Confederate flag

By a 37-3 vote, the South Carolina Senate voted today to move the the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds to the Confederate…

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Posted in Escambia County News

By 3-2 vote, Spanish, British, French and Confederate flags brought back to Pensacola Bay Center

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners voted, 3-2, to allow the five historical flags approved by the Pensacola City Council to be flown over all…

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