What would Betsy Ross think?

This may come as a surprise, but a tennis shoe company just stopped production of a tennis shoe that had a miniature emblem of a Betsy Ross or colonial flag on it.

The reason for the withdrawal of the shoe from the market is that a protest was made saying the emblem should be removed because it was a symbol of racism.

She was an upholsterer in Philadelphia who happened to be related to someone associated with George Washington and part of the rebellion. I don’t believe Betsy Ross made the flag with racism in mind.

Maybe I am not connecting the dots, but I really can’t understand the protest.

First, although slavery is a blot on our history, it was common in the 13 original

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