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Kwame S. Salter is President of The Salter Group and the author of two books, including "Striving While Black."

Kwame S. Salter is President of The Salter Group and the author of two books, including "Striving While Black."

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A Musty Artifact of a Defeated Insurrection

Taking down the rebel flag

What the Confederate flag represents is the attempted perpetual dominion of one group of human beings over another group. In other words, the cry of the secessionist southern states preceded George Wallace’s “Segregation now, segregation forever.” Instead, the rallying cry of the boys in grey was Slavery Now. Slavery Forever.’