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The NC Museum of History in Raleigh has acquired a Confederate battle flag associated with the death of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. \"Stonewall\" Jackson during the Civil War. The flag acquisition is in anticipation of the Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration, which will take place from 2011 to 2015.
Orange County Public Schools are being urged to ban the Confederate flag and other hate symbols on school property. In light of a recent mass shooting and racial hate crimes, the Board of Education will discuss the ban as well as potential changes to the dress code.
Misunderstandings from all around Poughkeepsie, NY started when a local dormitory started flying a confederate flag. The dorm, referred to locally as The Rebel House, is the residence of North and South Carolinian students attending the Poughkeepsie Business School.
After the Confederate flag was removed from South Carolina’s government building, numerous arguments have been made both for and against the flag’s removal.