Over the weekend, several politicians called for the removal of the Confederate Flag from its perch on South Carolina Statehouse grounds. That list of politicians is apparently about to include South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. You can sense the momentum here. The flag is coming down. (And not a century too soon.)

+ “It didn’t become popular until the 20th century. It was revitalized in part by its use by the Ku Klux Klan starting in 1949.” Don’t kid yourself, this flag represents racism. Chris Stout-Hazard shares stuff he didn’t know about the Confederate Flag.