Unfortunately it took the murder of nine people in a place of worship, but more people are starting to realize exactly the type of hate the Confederate flag symbolizes. A number of retailers have announced that they will no longer be stocking or selling the banner of slavery and treason.
Walmart was the first major retailer to announce it would stop selling merchandise emblazoned with the Confederate flag. The gesture has now become trendy.
Here’s a list of retailers that came to their senses. Salute them.:
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