More Videos

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:43

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

A 'hip-hop' academic?  '9th Wonder' (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one 2:22

A "hip-hop" academic? "9th Wonder" (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:16

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC 1:09

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain' 0:53

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain'

Football fans: how to cut your cable and still watch your games 2:06

Football fans: how to cut your cable and still watch your games

Krzyzewski explains Duke's sluggish performance against Southern University 2:41

Krzyzewski explains Duke's sluggish performance against Southern University

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio 3:05

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking 2:09

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking

Santa resigns, a casualty of the Raleigh Christmas parade feud 0:22

Santa resigns, a casualty of the Raleigh Christmas parade feud

  • Confederate flag rally draws crowd to Hillsborough, N.C.

    Fans and opponents of controversial battle flag gather in support of their views in Hillsborough, NC in 2015.

Fans and opponents of controversial battle flag gather in support of their views in Hillsborough, NC in 2015. Chuck LIddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Fans and opponents of controversial battle flag gather in support of their views in Hillsborough, NC in 2015. Chuck LIddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

The Confederacy was a con job on whites. And still is.

March 02, 2017 12:44 PM

UPDATED March 08, 2017 07:44 AM

More Videos

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:43

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

A 'hip-hop' academic?  '9th Wonder' (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one 2:22

A "hip-hop" academic? "9th Wonder" (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:16

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC 1:09

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain' 0:53

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain'

Football fans: how to cut your cable and still watch your games 2:06

Football fans: how to cut your cable and still watch your games

Krzyzewski explains Duke's sluggish performance against Southern University 2:41

Krzyzewski explains Duke's sluggish performance against Southern University

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio 3:05

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking 2:09

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking

Santa resigns, a casualty of the Raleigh Christmas parade feud 0:22

Santa resigns, a casualty of the Raleigh Christmas parade feud

  • Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract

    Local television stations WRAL and ABC11 broadcast the Raleigh Christmas Parade Saturday Nov. 18, 2017. WRAL sponsored the Raleigh Christmas Parade for 43 years. On Oct. 23 the Greater Raleigh Merchant’s Association announced that ABC11 was the official sponsor.