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June 19, 2015

DAILYKENN.com -- The (actually black) president of the South Carolina NAACP says the Confederate flag must be removed from the state's capitol.

Meanwhile, an illegal alien unfurled a Mexican flag during a graduation ceremony at UC San Diego.

So what's the big deal about icons and symbols?

Rev. TD Jakes explains...



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Indira Esparza, a 22-year-old undocumented student who moved to the U.S. when she was 2, proudly unfurled the green, white and red flag of Mexico as she walked across the stage.

Lyndsay Winkley, a reporter with The San Diego Union-Tribune, covered the graduation while U-T photographer John Gastaldo captured images. As colleges often do with media outlets at this time of year, UCSD had suggested we focus on Esparza for several reasons.

As Winkley wrote, she overcame financial insecurity, anxiety over losing family members to deportation and judgment from others because of her Mexican citizenship. She helped establish the Undocumented Student Services Center at the university so students like her could talk about their struggles. She wants to become an educator. And she refuses to waste any time beginning a master's program at UCSD; she started two days after the ceremony.

Winkley made the flag unfurling the lead of her story, which ran underneath Gastaldo's image and with photos of other students.



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