The South Carolina House approved a bill removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds. The vote crushed the required two-thirds margin (94-20). Now the bill moves to the desk of Republican Gov. Nikki Haley for signature. If she signs the bill, viagra which she says she supports, the measure call for the flag to come down with 24-hours after her signature.
African Americans and others have demanded the flag come down for decades. However it remained high as a symbol of the war that upheld the enslavement of Africans in the US.
[tweet_box]The removal of the Confederate flag from the statehouse is something many did not expect to see come to pass in their lifetime.[/tweet_box]
No doubt that the influence of growing social activism, the recent massacre of nine Black church members, the burning of Black churches and heightened racial tension has impacted the South Carolina political machine to take action now.