Confederate flag: discrimination or heritage?

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Confederate flag, for some, is a symbol of heritage, of honor. But, for others, the flag represents discrimination and hatred.

The NAACP has protested the flag's presence at the South Carolina state capitol for over 10 years. The flag currently sways from a 30 foot pole on the front lawn of the capitol.

Many state leaders say that the Palmetto State has lost millions in revenue because of the civil rights organization's boycott.

Tune in Nov. 18 to WMBF News at 6 p.m. as WMBF News Reporter AJ Ross investigates the issue to see what steps are being made to reconcile the issue, and if the Confederate flag will be retired from the capitol grounds once and for all.

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