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The Confederate flag is still a symbol of southern pride. The south was for slavery so it is considered to be a racist flag. The KKK took the flag and made it there own and abused there power.

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Actually, the south was ANTI-slavery...
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Because the confederates states were fighting for the right to maintain slavery.

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