NAACP calls for Confederate flag removal from this state’s police uniforms, cars

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The Confederate flag may soon be disappearing from more places. 

This time, a chapter of the NAACP in Alabama is calling for the controversial flag to be removed from the uniforms and patrol cars of state troopers, WPMI reported.

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Rev. Robert Shanklin said the flag is offensive and should not be included on either the uniforms or cars. The battle flag is part of the Alabama state seal.

The flag has been in the center of controversy after Dylann Roof shot and killed nine black parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof had been photographed holding the flag. 
Many believe the flag is a symbol of white supremacy and racism. Others defend the flag, saying it represents Southern history and heritage.