Confederate flags with cotton plants stuck to them found at American University

Vastavam web: At least 10 images of Confederate flags with cotton plants stuck to them were put up around American University in Washington on Tuesday in an apparent protest of the school’s new anti-racist research center.Campus police on Wednesday circulated an image of a white man wearing a yellow fluorescent vest and an orange hard hat, saying he was suspected of defacing school property with the flag posters.“AU is committed to the vision of the Center and Dr. Kendi’s work and we will not be deterred by this cowardly attempt at intimidation,” Aw said in a statement.
The Confederate battle flag was the emblem of the pro-slavery southern states during the 1861-1865 Civil War.There have been widespread demonstrations and rallies across the United States in recent months over Confederate monuments and symbols, notably in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a woman was killed during clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters.v