Nascar Bans Confederate Flags at All Events and Properties

The announcement comes a day after a top Black driver called for prohibiting the symbol

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Nascar will prohibit the Confederate flag at all future events and properties, according to a statement the auto racing brand released today on Twitter.

The announcement comes just a day after Darrell Wallace, Jr., the first Black driver in 50 years to win one of Nascar’s top three national touring series, called on the brand to ban the flag outright, rather than just discouraging it as it’s done for the past five years.

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