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It’s interesting that the Southern Cross, Confederate flag, is always equated with slavery and racism. Unfortunately, slavery existed in the South at that time…. What people forget is that our flag, the Stars and stripes is connected with genocide of the Native Americans of this country. The Trail of Tears, which nearly destroyed the Cherokee Nation, was done under the auspices of the American Flag. Treaties were broken, land was stolen and tens of thousands of the Native Americans were slaughtered under “Old Glory”. No one talks about that. I think people need to let it go. Let the South keep their heritage. We keep ours in this country despite all the blood shed by the indigenous people under that flag. Just saying

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