US state debates removing Confederate flag from capitol

Killing of nine people in a black church in South Carolina revives 150-year-old controversy about Civil War era banner.

    Politicians in South Carolina are expected to debate whether to remove the Confederate flag from the US state's capitol grounds.

    The killing of nine people inside a black church in Charleston, the state's second largest city, last month has revived the 150-year-old controversy about the use of the Civil War era banner.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Manassas, Virginia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazzera


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