The Navy plans on banning the Confederate flag from its bases, ships, and subs

The limitless power of an image to intimidate – SA. “In doing so, I am mindful that many people believe the flag to be a symbol of heritage or regional pride,” Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger wrote in an April 20 message to Marines. “But I am also mindful of the feelings of pain and rejection of those who inherited the cultural memory and present effects of the scourge of slavery in our country.”

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