Jay Z and Beyonce, Black People, Not "Buying Rights" to Racist Emblem

Jay Hathaway · 07/08/15 11:00AM

In the aftermath of the mass shooting that killed nine in Charleston, S.C., the Confederate battle flag has come under fire as a symbol of shooter Dylann Roof’s racist ideology. And what’s better than taking down a racist symbol? How about one of the richest, most prominent black couples in America buying the rights to the flag so one can ever use it again?