Posts tagged Slavery

Keep it flying

The Confederate States of America was formed by eleven southern slave states of the United States of America, in which slavery of black people was legal.

For some people, the Confederate flag is an international symbol of racism & hatred, for other it’s simply part of their history and state flag. 
Why is this relevant? This tshirt was found in a shop in Hamr.

For some, the Confederate flag is an international symbol of racism & hatred… 

Confederate flag

 

… for other, it’s simply part of their history and state flag. 

You may ask, why is this relevant for anyone who never left Beirut?
This shirt was found in a shop in Hamra:

Confederate flag tshirt in Hamra

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