The Atlantic highlights local activist trolling Confederate flag group with rap music

The Atlantic highlights local activist trolling Confederate flag group with rap music

Goad Gatsby has been blasting Kanye from his tricycle in a counter protest of the Virginia Flaggers group that gathers outside the museum every Saturday.

From The Atlantic:

Every Saturday, Goad Gatsby hops on his tricycle and heads to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. There, he blasts rap music as a form of protest against the Virginia Flaggers—who, in turn, show up at the museum every weekend to protest the removal of the Confederate flag from the museum’s grounds. This micro-battle has been waging for three years; Gatsby plays his Kanye West tunes while the Flaggers assert their right to fly the flag high. “I see it as a symbol of white power and white supremacy,” he says in this documentary by the filmmakers Logan Jaffe and Zachary Sigelko. This film is part of a larger storytelling project called Battle Flag, exploring what the Confederate flag means to people across the country.

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