How tired I am of those who say, "it wasn't about slavery" or "it isn't about racism." Give me a break. The South seceded for one reason and one reason alone, to ensure that slavery remained the cornerstone of their being. Celebrating secession is racist, plain and simple.
150 years on the South re-fights the Civil War: Protesters picket Charleston Ball commemorating anniversary of South Carolina's secession from the U.S.
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