How the Confederate Flag and Johnny Rebel Fell at Anaheim's Savanna High School
Updated: Sep 8, 2020
The Confederate flag still flies high above South Carolina's state capitol building a week after the massacre of nine blacks at a Charleston church by a bowl-cut bigot. But the racist "Stars and Bars" is coming under increasing fire in the wake of terror. Walmart, Target and other big box stores are pulling the flag from its stores; Alabama's governor ordered them quietly drawn down.
One place the Confederate flag waved far from Dixie for decades far without much protest is this reporter's alma mater, Savanna High School in Anaheim.
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