Amid the turmoil in the United States and the attack on the Capitol by the followers of President Donald Trump, in the face of the electoral defeat of the Republicans, the Confederate flag was waved. Protests where the shooting was carried out They left as Balance a dead woman
But what does it mean and why did they raise the banner of the Confederation?
The Confederate Flag It is the symbol for Subjugation, racism and white supremacy, The movement that Donald Trump He would have been fed by his speeches and policies such as the ones he took against him Immigrants And the Building a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico.
The Confederate Flag it’s a Red color With blue lines forming an “X” inside them with stars, and they were used in the battle in the American Federation against the abolition of slavery in Civil war.
It has been approved before Northern Virginia Army The so-called rogue states soon adopted it as a symbol of Confederate Nationalism.
Although it has been used for years for memorial purposes, it was in the middle Twentieth century Started on Used against the different Movements Favor Civil Rights in the United States.
The Confederation flag is also part of racial groups such as Ku Klux Klan.
More recently, in recent years, the Confederate flag has become a banner associated with Violent acts And with racist overtones, the United States was distinguished. In 2015 the perpetrator of the massacre in South Carolina Church It is photographed next to the flag.
During a demonstration White fanatics In 2017 the Confederate flag was also raised.
The last public appearance of dozens of these flags was on Wednesday, January 6, during Joe Biden’s endorsement of his victory as President of the United States. When fans of the Republican President took the Capitol As a result of the protests, a woman died.