Gov. Hochul Signs Law Banning Hate Symbols On Publicly Funded Property In New YorkThe law was prompted by incidents last year on Long Island, where Confederate flags were hung on a fire truck and station.
New York State Senator Introduces Legislation Banning Display Of Racist Symbols On Public-Funded PropertiesThe hate symbols ban bill is expected to be voted on in Albany in the coming months.
Cuomo Signs Law Banning Confederate Flags, Other Hate Symbols On State PropertyGov. Andrew Cuomo signed the law this week, despite concerns it may violate free speech protection under the U.S. Constitution.
Brookhaven Fire Department Apologizes After Photo Surfaces Of Truck Displaying Confederate FlagAn investigation is now underway after a fire truck on Long Island was photographed with a Confederate flag displayed.
Trump Targets Driver Bubba Wallace While Criticizing NASCAR Ban On Confederate FlagPresident Trump on Monday lashed out at NASCAR and driver Bubba Wallace, suggesting Wallace should apologize after a noose was discovered in his garage stall at a speedway in Alabama.
Lawsuit Seeks Eviction In Apartment Showing Confederate Flags In WindowsThe controversy about a pair of Confederate flags put up in an East Village apartment's windows has escalated to thrown rocks and a move to evict the tenant.
Protesters Burn American Flag In Fort Greene Park; Opponents Rush InA group plans to burn American flags along with Confederate ones on Wednesday night in Brooklyn.
Activist Arrested For Removing Confederate Flag At South Carolina StatehouseThe flag, which is protected by state law, was raised again a short time later.
Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag's MeaningLynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. "It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on."
CBS2 Exclusive: Some Take Offense To Cop's 'General Lee' Car With Confederate FlagA car parked at an NYPD precinct stationhouse is prominently decorated with a Confederate battle flag on the roof, and the officer who owns the car has been told to park it elsewhere.
St. Anthony's High School On Long Island Expels 4 Students Over Racially Charged IncidentsFour Long Island high school students have been expelled in the wake of two racially charged incidents, officials said.
Principal: L.I. High School Students Suspended Indefinitely For Displaying Confederate FlagBrother Gary Cregan, principal of St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, said the two seniors walked in with a Confederate flag draped around their shoulders during a sporting event at the school.
ACLU Comes To Aid Of New Jersey Teen Suspended For Flying Confederate FlagThe ACLU legal director in New Jersey has sent a letter to the school calling for the flag to be allowed.
Official: Mahopac Players Used Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Against Mount VernonFive more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.
Teen Suspended From N.J. School For Wearing Confederate Flag Shirt"The Indian kids get to wear turbans. The Jewish children can wear yarmulkes. That's their birth right, their heritage. It's my daughter's heritage,” said Jane West, Albrecht’s mother.