Civil Rights Activist: Battle Flag Debate Distracts From Real Race Issues

Civil Rights Activist: Battle Flag Debate Distracts From Real Race Issues

NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks with long-time civil rights advocate Mary Frances Berry about what comes after the Confederate flag is removed from the South Carolina State House grounds.

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