Brittany Newsome was arrested for climbing the flagpole in front of the SC statehouse and removing the confederate flag, police say (CBS2)

Activist Arrested For Removing Confederate Flag At South Carolina Statehouse

The flag, which is protected by state law, was raised again a short time later.


Exterior view of the Barclays Center (credit: Brad Kallet/CBSNewYork.com)

Ebbets Field Flagpole Makes Its Way To Barclays Center

The flagpole had been donated to a local VFW post after the stadium was demolished in 1960 and remained at that site until Nets part-owner Bruce Ratner, the Barclays Center developer, obtained it in 2007 with the plan of bringing it here.