Confederate Flag News
Black Lives Matter activist shot, killed in New Orleans
A man fatally shot in New Orleans has been identified as a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape at a South Carolina demonstration last year as he attempted to seize a Confederate battle flag from a protester. A police officer answering a call about gunfire early
Boy behind viral anti-bullying video says he's amazed by support
Keaton Jones, 11, told "GMA" he "never imagined" his story would gain the attention of dozens of celebrities, saying, "[I'm] speechless, honestly."
Boy behind viral anti-bullying video amazed by support, celebrity responses
A young Tennessee boy whose story gained national attention after his mother posted a heart-wrenching video of him addressing his bullies said he is amazed by all the support he's received on social media this week. Eleven-year-old Keaton Jones said he “never imagined” his story would gain the
Mississippi flag protested at museum opening
During the opening ceremony for two museums in Mississippi, about 25 people, black and white, stood silently with Confederate battle flag stickers covering their mouths.
Tensions build between Trump, civil rights activist John Lewis
Lewis boycotted the opening of a civil rights museum in Mississippi, calling Trump's attendance "an insult to the people portrayed in this civil rights museum."
Confederate flag controversy hits small-town Christmas parade
The controversy over Confederate symbols in the South has made its way into a small town's Christmas parade. A Southern heritage group called The Carolina Flaggers will be allowed to flaunt the Confederate flag in the annual Christmas parade in Summerville, South Carolina, organizers there said.
All eyes on high-stakes governor race in Virginia
GOP candidate Ed Gillespie chose not to appear with President Trump on the campaign trail as he and Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam face off in a swing state showdown.
What you need to know about the Virginia governor's race
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Virginia to decide their next governor in a race that has been closely watched as a bellwether for the political climate ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and a test of President Donald Trump ’s influence in the only southern state he lost in the 2016
New Va. attack ad shows minority children chased by truck with Gillespie sticker, Confederate flag
The Virginia gubernatorial election is now officially a week away, and a new ad from a Democratic group in the state is again sparking a bitter war of words between the two campaigns vying for the Commonwealth’s top office. The minute-long ad -- entitled "American Nightmare" -- from the Latino