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More than 50 years after the landmark Civil Rights Act passed, Nebraska finally outlawed slavery and Mississippi will replace its Confederate-themed flag

Slavery and racism were challenged on the ballot Tuesday night when two measures challenging outdated symbols and laws were passed in Nebraska and Mississippi. In Nebraska, voters supported a measure than removed an exemption from the anti-slavery law that allowed the practice as a form of punishment. In Mississippi, citizens […]
More than 50 years after the landmark Civil Rights Act passed, Nebraska finally outlawed slavery and Mississippi will replace its Confederate-themed flag
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10 of the strangest places people have planted flags

Throughout history, flags have been used to mark a country’s territory or celebrate a nation’s accomplishments. People and countries have also placed flags in some pretty unexpected places, including the North Pole, under the sea, or on a baseball pitcher’s mound. Mountain explorers have displayed their nations’ flags at the […]
10 of the strangest places people have planted flags
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This US Navy flattop has been sailing the high seas with a Captain America battle flag and a flight deck full of a F-35 stealth fighters

The US Navy amphibious assault ship USS America, a first-in-class ship, has been sailing the Pacific with a new battle flag, one with Captain America’s almost-indestructible shield on it, as The Drive first noticed. “The iconic Captain America symbol – the First Avenger for this first-in-class fifth-generation amphibious assault ship […]
This US Navy flattop has been sailing the high seas with a Captain America battle flag and a flight deck full of a F-35 stealth fighters
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The best way to disrespect the flag is to compel people to stand for it

The NFL has decided that teams will be fined if players kneel, or otherwise disrespect the American flag, while on the football field. The league’s decision disrespects the flag much more than the act of kneeling ever could. The NFL’s decision is at odds with American values. People who have […]
The best way to disrespect the flag is to compel people to stand for it