Flying the Rebel Banner

July 4, 2015; Abbeville, SC, USA; Confederate flags line the graves of soldiers who fought in the CSA during the Civil War in a graveyard on the outskirts of Abbeville, SC. Abbeville was the location of the last official meeting of the Confederate President’s cabinet before the eventual surrender and collapse of the Confederate Armies.
July 6, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Protestors gathered on the South Carolina State House grounds during a rally in opposition to the presence of the Confederate Flag flying on government grounds. The South Carolina Legislature voted the previous Monday afternoon to remove the Confederate Flag from State House grounds after Governor Nikki Haley urged them to consider removing the symbol following the killing of nine members of Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston South Carolina on June 17th.
July 6, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; National Beauty Culturist League President Dr. Katie Catalon holds a sign during a moment of silence in front of the South Carolina State House grounds during a rally in opposition to the presence of the Confederate Flag flying on government grounds.
July 6, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; A general view of the Confederate Flag flying on a memorial on the South Carolina State House grounds during a rally in opposition to its presence.y
July 10, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Tom Clements, from Columbia, SC, holds a sign prior to a ceremony removing the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds.
July 10, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; A truck drives past the statehouse grounds prior to a ceremony removing the Confederate Flag from a monument in front of the South Carolina State House.
July 10, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Spectators gathered on the steps of the South Carolina State House during a ceremony removing the Confederate Flag from the grounds.
July 10, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Spectators look on and cheer as the Confederate Flag is removed from the South Carolina State House grounds.
July 10, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Lt. Derrick Gamble, leader of the South Carolina Highway Patrol Honor Guard, carries the furled Confederate Flag after it is removed from the South Carolina State House grounds.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protest the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protest the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Hundreds of counter-protestors gathered in response to the members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protesting the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Hundreds of counter-protestors gathered in response to the members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protesting the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protest the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Hundreds of counter-protestors gathered in response to the members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protesting the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Hundreds of counter-protestors gathered in response to the members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protesting the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.
July 18, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Hundreds of counter-protestors gathered in response to the members of the Loyal White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan out of North Carolina protesting the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House grounds almost two weeks earlier.

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