Confederate Flag

NCAA expands ban, joins SEC in targeting Confederate flag

States were flag is prominent banned from having championship events

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The NCAA on Friday expanded its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events, one day after the Southeastern Conference made a similar declaration aimed at the Mississippi state flag. The current NCAA ban, in place since 2001, prevents states from hosting what the NCAA calls predetermined championship sites, such as for men’s basketball tournament games. Mississippi…

NASCAR Bans Confederate Flag From All Races, Events and Properties

NASCAR said in statement on Wednesday

AP- The presence of confederate flags have been banned from all NASCAR events, races and properties effective immediately, the league said Wednesday. “The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and our industry,” a league statement read. “Bringing people together around a love…