Activists Urge South Carolina Capitol To Take Down Rebel Flag After Massacre

South Carolina activists on Monday stepped up their call for lawmakers to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the state capitol, five days after a white gunman allegedly shot dead nine black worshippers at a historic church in Charleston.
The demand by U.S. civil rights leaders and local elected officials for the state to remove the rallying symbol of the pro-slavery South during the U.S.