The Confederate flag is not the only racially divisive symbol that S.C. lawmakers have discussed removing from State House grounds after nine African Americans were slain at a Charleston church last month. But unlike the flag, which could be lowered by the end of this week, debate over whether to remove a State House statue of a white supremacist will have to wait until January, when lawmakers return for the 2016 session.
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