One by one, they’ve been walking away.
First, it was Wal-Mart. Sears/Kmart followed, as did eBay, Amazon, Etsy and Google Shopping.
If this trend continues, the only place you’ll soon find the Confederate battle flag is on a handful of U.S. state flags.
That needs to change, too.
The killing of nine black parishioners of a South Carolina church by a white man who claimed an affinity for the Confederacy and other racist regimes has reminded us that even after 150 years, symbols of the Confederacy remain around us.