Nearly at the 150 mark for the Confederacy and still debating the flag

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We're fast approaching the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Confederacy and another battle is looming: Where does the celebration of Southern culture end and racism begin?

Getting a bit at that point is a column by The Post and Courier's Brian Hicks who reflects on the recent planting of a Confederate flag in a Berkeley County yard; read it here.

Three things are a safe bet: We'll have no answer come the December anniversary, the anniversary will be publicly celebrated, and there will be a lot of negative fuss directed at South Carolina about it wherever the flag is displayed.