Woman Climbed Pole, Removed Confederate Flag from State Grounds
A video has surfaced of a female activist climbing up the flag pole on the state house grounds in South Carolina and removing the Confederate flag.
At around 6 a.m. at the South Carolina Bureau of Protective Services, she was spotted going up the pole wearing climbing gear. Officers asked her to come down, but she refused until she unhooked the flag.
The woman has been identified as 30-year-old Brittney Newsome of Raleigh, North Carolina. You can hear Bree saying, "You come against me in the name of hatred, repression and violence. I come against you in the name of God. This flag comes down today."
Check out the video below