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NAACP Ends Boycott of South Carolina Following Flag Removal

One of the United States' largest civil rights organizations has ended its boycott of the state of South Carolina. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced the decision Saturday, just days after a bill was passed removing the controversial Civil War era Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds. The boycott had been in place since 2000. In a statement, the NAACP said that "while the removal of the confederate flag is not...

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