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Confederate flags are reportedly seeing a surge in sales. And in contrast to his remarks about the flag a year ago, Trump has shifted rightward; many of those in the bizarre coalition of racists, anti-government radicals and states' rights activists who've led the battle charge for restoration of the rebel flag believe the GOP presumptive nominee is dog-whistling encouragement to them.
The man arrested in connection to the shootings, 21-year-old Dylann Roof, reportedly harbored racist sentiments and wanted to incite a "race war." He appeared to pose with the Confederate battle flag in several photos that were unearthed after the attack.



Amazon now has an opportunity to again prove it is a good corporate citizen and join with other major retailers, business leaders and elected officials that now call for an end to sales and displays of a symbol that stands for hate and bigotry,” said Earl Ofari Hutchinson, president of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable.
Symbols of the Confederacy remain a contentious issue across the United States and their civic placement has been debated vigorously in many southern U.S. state legislatures since the early 1990s, such as the effort that led to the replacement of Georgia's flag in 2001.
A little over three years ago Dylann Roof walked into a church in South Carolina and murdered nine people in a racially motivated crime.В Less than a week laterВ retailers across the country, including Wal-Mart, Sears, Ebay, and Amazon, decided to stop selling merchandise depicting the US Confederate flag, deeming it a symbol of hate after investigators revealed RoofвЂs social media and forum accounts contained dozens of images of him wearing and wielding one.

Fallout from clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters on August 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia heightened hostilities around Confederate symbols - specifically whether statues to Civil War era figures such as General Robert E. Lee have a place in the public domain.
A rectangular variant without fringe, common in modern reproductions (a similar flag was used during the war by the Army of Tennessee confederate flag for sale under General Joseph E. Johnston ; a version with a lighter-blue saltire for the 13 white stars was used as the second naval jack ).

12 violence in Charlottesville was the protest organized by white nationalists against plans to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The Second Confederate flag has a white field and the Southern Cross as the canton. Three successive designs served as the official national flag of the Confederate States of America (the "Confederate States" or the "Confederacy") during its existence from 1861 to 1865.

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