Is the Confederate Battle Flag Racist?

Short answer: no. It’s an inanimate object. It’s not racist. Whelp. That was easy. But wait, there’s more. Perhaps some better questions would be: Did the Confederate battle flag stand for racism and slavery to the Confederates? The short answer to this is also no. Most if not all of the people who fought under the Confederate battle flag were not fighting for racism. They weren’t even fighting for slavery. Simply put, they were fighting to protect their homes, families, land, and way Read more […]