• Episode 902 | Confederate Flag & Onate Legacies
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    Episode 902 | Confederate Flag & Onate Legacies

    >>THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT HAS BEEN ON SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE PAST WEEK. LAWMAKERS RECENTLY VOTED TO REMOVE THE CONFEDERATE FLAG FROM THE STATE CAPITOL AND OTHER STATES ARE LOOKING CLOSELY AT STATUTES, PLAQUES AND OTHER IMAGES THAT MEMORIALIZE CONFEDERATE LEADERS. FOR EXAMPLE IN NEIGHBORING TEXAS, THERE WAS A RENEWED EFFORT TO REMOVE A STATUE OF CONFEDERATE PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CAMPUS IN AUSTIN. AND, DID YOU KNOW THERE IS A PLAQUE HERE IN OLD TOWN THAT MARKS THE SITE OF A CONFEDERATE BATTLE. LOCAL RESIDENTS WANT THAT REMOVED AS WELL. LET’S GET INTO THE LINE PANELISTS. I AM JOINED BY TOM GARRITY FROM THE GARRITY GROUP…

  • Vladimir Putin. Confederations Cup opening (Eng Sub)
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    Vladimir Putin. Confederations Cup opening (Eng Sub)

    Ladies and gentlemen, friends, It is a pleasure to welcome athletes, fans and spectators from around the world, all our guests and everyone who loves football. We are just a few minutes away from the beginning of a grand football celebration, the Confederations Cup. For the first time in history our country, Russia will welcome the strongest teams of the continents. Allow me to first of all express my appreciation to FIFA and to you, Mr Infantino, for your commitment to the ideals of sport, for your trust in our country, for cooperation and assistance in preparing this milestone event, a remarkable tournament which will be the final rehearsal for…

  • US bans its own history by banishing the Confederate flag – Max Kolonko Telling it like it is
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    US bans its own history by banishing the Confederate flag – Max Kolonko Telling it like it is

    Will US ban the historic flag of the South? After a white kid killed 9 blacks parishioners in Charleston SC S.C. governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of state capitol. Also the largest retailer in the US – Walmart said they won’t sell the Confederate flag as the flag is associated by blacks with slavery. This in spite – of a 2011 Pew Research Center study which indicated that almost 60% of Americans have neither positive or negative attitudes towards the flag The whole issue came out after the white kid who shot dead the black parishioners posted on a now removed…

  • SC House Votes To Take Down Confederate Flag
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    SC House Votes To Take Down Confederate Flag

    YOU KNOW THE DRILL, WILL WE SEE CHANGES AS WE HEAD INTO FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND? I’LL HAVE MORE ON THAT STRAIGHT AHEAD. DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT. THE CONFEDERATE FLAG IS ANOTHER STEP CLOSER TO BEING TAKEN DOWN FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAPITOL GROUNDS. AT AROUND ONE THIS MORNING AFTER MORE THAN 13 HOURS OF DEBATE, THE HOUSE APPROVED TAKING THE FLAG DOWN BY A VOTE BEYOND THE 2/3 NEEDED. THE BILL SHOULD NOW GO TO GOVERNOR NIKKI HALEY. SHE IS EXPECTED TO SIGN IT MEANING THE FLAG COULD COME DOWN BY THIS WEEKEND.

  • THE CONFEDERATE FLAG: HERITAGE OR HATE?
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    THE CONFEDERATE FLAG: HERITAGE OR HATE?

    [INTRO MUSIC] The Confederate Flag!! Now, we delve into the history of the Confederate Flag, let’s establish what the Confederacy was. In November of 1860, Republican Candidate, Abraham Lincoln was elected as the 16th President of America. Abraham Lincoln was elected largely because of his anti-slavery platform and long story short, there were 7 Southern slave states that really weren’t a huge fan of him. So these 7 states decided to seceded from America and became the confederate States of America, better known as the Confederacy. The Confederacy was not seen as a legitimate secession from the United States and, ultimately, the Civil War started in April of 1861. During…

  • The dual heritage of the Confederate battle flag – Laura Edwards, Duke University
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    The dual heritage of the Confederate battle flag – Laura Edwards, Duke University

    This is Duke University. It’s amazing that, within a few days, all of a sudden this symbol has– we’re taking it down when it was intractable for so long. You know it’s interesting, the whole question about the Confederate flag has always been framed in terms of heritage, right? We have two heritages here. There’s the heritage from the Civil War, but there’s also the heritage of white supremacy from the Civil Rights Movement and the Confederate flag did not become symbolic of the South until the Civil Rights Movement. That’s when you actually see southern states putting it up in capitols. That’s when you see the Confederate battle flag…

  • Southerners Argue To Abolish The Confederate Flag
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    Southerners Argue To Abolish The Confederate Flag

    – People are so passionate about the Confederate Flag because (sighs) – I’m from Owenboro, Kentucky. – I’m from Norfolk, Virginia. – I’m from Shreveport, Louisiana. – Charlotte, North Carolina. – Asheville, North Carolina. – Cleveland, Tennessee. – Miami, Florida. – Richmond, Virginia. – Where I’m from, it’s one of those things you saw around occasionally, but it wasn’t everywhere. – I use to have a Confederate Flag on my pillow because I had a Dukes of Hazzard pillow case. – One of my friends had like a rebel flag on his keychain. – If you saw a Confederate Flag, it was completely normal. – It would be in the…

  • Universal credit ‘a nightmare’ admits claimant [subtitled]
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    Universal credit ‘a nightmare’ admits claimant [subtitled]

    My name is Daniel, I’m 24, I live in Wigan and I’ve just started a new job in a call centre. I was working in a public house but new owners took over and my hours went from 35 or 40 hours per week right down to 4 or 5 hours so I ended up having to leave that job and try and search for something else. I was quite depressed through not working because I’ve always worked and I’ve always had my own money. I applied for universal credit in December of last year. My relationship with my work coach, Janice, was really good. We started discussing where I…