Apple's ban of of a symbol associated with racism and oppression raises questions about whether the company should remove other contentious symbols, as well.
Amazon has joined other major US retailers in withdrawing products that feature the Confederate flag, in the wake of a racially motivated killing in a South Carolina church. Walmart and eBay have made similar decisions. (23.06.2015)
Following the mass shooting at an African American church, South Carolina's governor has called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state's capitol grounds. The flag is regarded by many as a racist symbol. (22.06.2015)
The first of nine US victims killed in a shooting at a bible reading in Charleston have been laid to rest. The funerals were held amid ongoing controversy over the continued use of the Confederate flag. (26.06.2015)
Spotify, Facebook and Apple have all taken down content by Alex Jones, whose InfoWars site has a mass following. While he's previously taken heat for fake news, it was hate speech that landed him in hot water now.
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