Confederate Flag

Canadian Thinks He Can Turn This Flag Into A Human Rights Issue

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

Dale Pippin has had it with people linking the Confederate flag to racism. The Saskatchewan man claims to have filed a complaint with the province'...

Kid Rock Ditched Confederate Flag Years Ago: Publicist

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada

DETROIT - General Motors officials have met with the leader of a Detroit activist group that wants the automaker to cut financial ties with Kid Rock o...

A Confederate Flag Was Too Much For Walmart's Cakes. This Wasn't.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Business

Walmart has issued an apology for a cake decorated with the ISIS logo after a customer complained he couldn't have one with the Confederate flag. I...

It's Time to Lower the Confederate Flag for Good

Marcia Sirota | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Politics
Marcia Sirota

It's a very bad time for racism in the United States. It would make sense to work toward lowering the level of racial tension in the country, rather than inflaming it. It's one thing to honour the fallen soldiers of the American civil war, but it's another thing altogether to insist on waving a flag that to so many, represents violence, hatred and oppression toward African Americans.

eBay Bans Confederate Flag From Site

CP | Joseph Pisani, The Associated Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Business

A "contemporary symbol of divisiveness and racism."

Backlash Against Confederate Flag Spreads To Canada

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Business

Walmart and Sears have announced they will stop selling products featuring the Confederate flag, a week after a white gunman killed nine people at a b...

Cry Me a River, Kanye!

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Music
Rachel Décoste

Last week, a young man yelled a racist slur at Kanye West's wife, calling her a "n*gger lover." As disrespectful as this incident was, it serves as a reality check for Kanye and his ilk. The man who made the N-word rhyme with "Gold Digger" for a hit song now laments having to "raise my daughter around ignorance and flat-out blatant racism." Cry me a river, Kanye! It is high time hip-hop honchos had their consciousness awakened. Jay-Z, Yeezy and many more have propagated this mess. The bitch they rap about -- her name is Karma.

Kanye West Under Fire For Hawking Confederate Flag Clothing

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

Rev. Al Sharpton and other African American leaders are blasting provocative rapper Kanye West for his latest controversial move: using the U.S. Confe...

Blame the Teachers for Racist Paraphernalia

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada
Yoni Goldstein

Over the weekend, the Toronto Star revealed a disturbing trend at Sutton District High: Some students there have taken to sporting the Confederate flag "on bandanas, lighters, belt buckles, backpacks and pickup truck windows." Yes, the same Confederate flag proudly flown by the South during the U.S. Civil War.