Confederate Symbols

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I read a few articles and they all relate to my everyday life. One article in particular stated,” During the civil rights revolt of the 1950s and 1960, many Caucasian southerners did revive the use o the Confederate symbols, especially the Confederate flag and “Dixie” This was on the behalf of segregation and white dominance. Foster, G. (n.d.). The Lost Cause – American Civil War Home. Retrieved from http://www.civilwarhome.com/lostcause.html
I lived in South Carolina my entire life and it’s common to see the Confederate flag, from bumpers stickers, to belt buckles and even on many front porches. From my experience, the flag is very offensive because of the hate that it was used to symbolize. Others feel that Confederate flag represents southern
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