Bree Newsome is a hero to us all

Bree Newsome commits one of the most iconic acts of defiance, patriotism and civil disobedience in decades.

Bree Newsome commits one of the most iconic acts of defiance, patriotism and civil disobedience in decades.

As politicians hem and haw about removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina capitol building, one activist decided she’d take matters into her own hands – literally. On June 27, Bree Newsome, an activist and artist who’s spent a lifetime opposing injustice, climbed the flagpole, removed the flag and was arrested promptly upon hitting the ground. Continue reading

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