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comment by rob05c

    We hold as undeniable truths that the governments of the various States, and of the confederacy itself, were established exclusively by the white race, for themselves and their posterity; that the African race had no agency in their establishment; that they were rightfully held and regarded as an inferior and dependent race, and in that condition only could their existence in this country be rendered beneficial or tolerable.

    the servitude of the African race, as existing in these States, is mutually beneficial to both bond and free, and is abundantly authorized and justified by the experience of mankind, and the revealed will of the Almighty Creator, as recognized by all Christian nations

That is what the Confederacy and its flag stand for, in their own words.

Mindwolf  ·  1866 days ago  ·  link  ·  

As a people we are fighting maintain the Heaven-ordained supremacy of the white man over the inferior or colored race; a white flag would thus be emblematical of our cause. —William T. Thompson (April 23, 1863. Creator of the 2nd confederate flag.)

MadEmperorYuri  ·  1866 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I honestly thought the man was making a clever joke, and I am surprised to learn he's being earnest.