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Zoo Removing Image Of Confederate Flag From Carousel Horse

“We’re not a museum, we’re a zoo.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2015

Recording artist Kid Rock performs during Tiger Jam 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 18, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

GM Officials Meet With Group Protesting Kid Rock, Rebel Flag

The group said they also had concerns that Kid Rock appears with the flag on social media.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2015


Flag Fracas For Naught? Kid Rock’s Publicist Says Confederate Flag Display Ended Years Ago

Kid Rock’s publicist said the protests are over “something he’s not even doing.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2015

Recording artist Kid Rock performs during Tiger Jam 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 18, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Activists Plan To Meet With GM Over Kid Rock Confederate Flag Fracas

Rev. Charles Williams II says “the best resolution is for GM to pull their sponsorship” of Kid Rock.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2015

Kid Rock performs a halftime show during a game between the New England Patriots and the Detroit Lions on November 25, 2010 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NAACP Detroit Defended Giving Confederate-Flag-Waving Kid Rock Award In 2011

The NAACP local president defended the group’s decision at the time to give Kid Rock the award and said the Grammy-nominated musician isn’t a racist.

CBS Detroit–07/13/2015

South Carolinan Brenda Brisbon wears the "Stars and Stripes" after the Confederate "Stars and Bars" was lowered from the flagpole in front of the statehouse on July 10, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Republican Governor Nikki Haley presided over the flag-lowering event after signing the historic legislation to remove the flag the day before.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Thousands Turn Out In Support Of Flying Confederate Flag In Florida City

A replica of the General Lee car from “The Dukes of Hazard” TV show led the procession.

CBS Detroit–07/13/2015

Recording artist Kid Rock performs prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Detroit Reverend: GM Needs To End Sponsorship Of Kid Rock If He Continues To Use Confederate Flag

In an ongoing effort to remove the Confederate Flag from the public eye, Rev. Charles Williams II and the National Action Network’s Michigan Chapter are speaking out against two of the Motor City’s biggest icons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2015

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Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag’s Meaning

Lynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. “It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on.”


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Metro Detroit Business Ends Sales Of Confederate Flags; ‘Not Much We Can Do’

“This man who scolded me said the flag is tainted. And I’m thinking, name a flag that in some way is not tainted. I mean, what history of any country doesn’t have shame?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2015

Ted Nugent (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images, File)

Ted Nugent Says He Wouldn’t Raise Or Wear The Confederate Flag Today

“Back when I would wear a Confederate flag on stage…there wasn’t a racist thought to be found.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2015