Last week, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu oversaw the removal of four Confederate monuments. It was just the latest chapter in the contentious battle over the official display of Confederate symbols.
"The Confederate Flag Largely Disappeared After the Civil War. The Fight Against Civil Rights Brought It Back." is from the June 12, 2017 Monkey Cage section of The Washington Post. It was written by Logan Strother, Thomas Ogorzalek and Spencer Piston and narrated by Sam Scholl.