After Charleston, South Revisits Its Many Confederate Images

Calls to remove Confederate symbols from public places multiplied rapidly across the South and beyond on Tuesday. Currently, opponents of Confederate symbols are eyeing state flags, license plates and statues of Civil War politicians and generals. The startling movement, driven by the killing of nine black churchgoers in an apparent racist attack in Charleston, South Carolina, has made converts of politicians who have long supported or stood silent on such symbols.

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