Rebecca Burmeister of Raleigh shows her support at a Monday rally at the Capitol. NAACP President William Barber II called on Gov. Pat McCrory to abolish the state-issued Confederate battle flag license plate and chastised lawmakers for a bill protecting monuments. McCrory, who signed the monuments bill into law, says legislators must act to ban flag plates.
Rebecca Burmeister of Raleigh shows her support at a Monday rally at the Capitol. NAACP President William Barber II called on Gov. Pat McCrory to abolish the state-issued Confederate battle flag license plate and chastised lawmakers for a bill protecting monuments. McCrory, who signed the monuments bill into law, says legislators must act to ban flag plates. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Rebecca Burmeister of Raleigh shows her support at a Monday rally at the Capitol. NAACP President William Barber II called on Gov. Pat McCrory to abolish the state-issued Confederate battle flag license plate and chastised lawmakers for a bill protecting monuments. McCrory, who signed the monuments bill into law, says legislators must act to ban flag plates. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

Protesters target Confederate monuments, flag

July 27, 2015 9:17 PM