(Campus Reform) A South Carolina college is hosting a Confederate history event—but has banned the Confederate flag from being displayed.
York Technical College entered into a contract leasing space on campus to the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) for a convention in March 2017, and almost immediately after the information became public knowledge the school fell under intense scrutiny.
"They have to get our permission to display anything and we won't allow them to display...the Confederate flag." Tweet This
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According to The Herald, the area NAACP chapter and other local citizens expressed concern that the Confederate flag would be publicly displayed and create controversy, arguing that a public institution should not agree to host any group that promotes the banner.