Posts tagged "confederate flag"

Texas Students Deface Confederacy President Statue On Campus

Student vandals defaced the statue of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy on the University of Texas Austin campus on Saturday, most recently with the words “Davis must fall” and “Emancipate UT.”

Senior Jamie Nalley defended the attack against the statue saying: “We thought, there are those old ties to slavery and…

By: Katrin Higher / May 11, 2015

Girl Sent Home From Prom For Wearing Confederate Flag Dress

Texanna Edwards, of Gibson County, Tennessee, was sent home from her senior prom after she wore a Confederate flag-themed dress to the event. Edwards was turned away after school officials deemed the dress “offensive and inappropriate.”

“She was told because of the dress and what it would look like, it would be considered…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2012