Payne, Jr. Co-Hosts CBC Speeches on "The Confederate Battle Flag: Why Symbols Matter"

Jul 14, 2015

On July 13, 2015, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) co-hosted the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour. The topic was "The Confederate Battle Flag: Why Symbols Matter" and addressed the ongoing debate over the Confederate battle flag and its placement on state and federal government property, the recent actions of the CBC and House Leadership regarding the Confederate battle flag, and how the Charleston Emanuel AME murders have brought this issue to the forefront.