Bree Newsome

Bree Newsome has a message for her detractors. Two years ago, Newsome scaled a flagpole to remove the Confederate flag outside of the South Carolina capitol building 10 days after Emanuel AME Church shooting.

Much has changed, but a lot has stayed the same since tragedy unfolded a year ago at "Mother" Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

When Bree Newsome removed the Confederate flag from a flagpole in South Carolina, it was the duty of an activist who was tired of the rhetoric…

"It is impossible for us to use or celebrate the flag without blatantly romanticizing/misinterpreting the worst moments of our nation's history."

Days after 30-year-old community organizer Brittany “Bree” Newsome scaled a 30-foot pole to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, the nation…