A protester waves a Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse. More than 50 years after the state raised the flag at its statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner is scheduled to be removed Friday morning during a ceremony.
A protester waves a Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse. More than 50 years after the state raised the flag at its statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner is scheduled to be removed Friday morning during a ceremony. John Bazemore AP
A protester waves a Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse. More than 50 years after the state raised the flag at its statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the rebel banner is scheduled to be removed Friday morning during a ceremony. John Bazemore AP

U.S. House caught in Confederate battle flag flap

July 09, 2015 2:04 PM