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I know nothing of US history, so I went to the source, and hadnt seen this 'declaration of secession' till a few days ago. I always assumed the secession was just a rejection of centralised power in general, but it really does seem to be about slavery.

So I can see entirely why confederate symbols are offensive to the left, and blacks, if one wishes to find offense of course. (As an Englishman it is difficult to find offense in any symbol which represents a defeat, like the US flag, or the Irish flag, since all in all, we have been SO dominant globally, that we can brush it off and move on. If I were from a truly subjugated race, ie a black american, ripped from his homeland, sold into slavery, chained up in a boat and shipped half way round the world to work, to die, or be raped, and be treated as cattle, I might well feel VERY pissed off. )
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