COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- "The Confederate flag is coming off the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse."
That's what South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said before signing a bill that removes the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse.
A ceremony will be held Friday morning to mark the historic event.
The Confederate flag was raised at the Statehouse more than 50 years ago to protest the civil rights movement.
Family members and friends gathered and remembered 39 year old Christopher Race Monday afternoon at First Congregational Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
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