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.”
“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?”
“Back when I would wear a Confederate flag on stage…there wasn’t a racist thought to be found.”
The NAACP’s 56th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner is just a week away, and there’s still controversy surrounding this year’s recipient of the Great Expectations Award.