flags emblems and insignia

The N.F.L. Wears Patriotism on Its Sleeve. And Its Head. And Its Feet.

The N.F.L. Wears Patriotism on Its Sleeve. And Its Head. And Its Feet.

Displays of the flag have become essential to the league, but a push for patriotism has not come without controversy.
The N.F.L. Wears Patriotism on Its Sleeve. And Its Head. And Its Feet.

The N.F.L. Wears Patriotism on Its Sleeve. And Its Head. And Its Feet.

Displays of the flag have become essential to the league, but a push for patriotism has not come without controversy.
Oh, Nikki. You’re So Wrong.

Oh, Nikki. You’re So Wrong.

There is much Nikki Haley could learn from a true heroine of the South Carolina Confederate flag removal: Bree Newsome Bass.
Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests

Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests

One of the minors, a girl, was arrested on charges of burning a Chinese national flag. She was held overnight in police detention.
Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests

Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests

One of the minors, a girl, was arrested on charges of burning a Chinese national flag. She was held overnight in police detention.
A State Wrestles With Its Imagery: A Sword Looming Over a Native American

A State Wrestles With Its Imagery: A Sword Looming Over a Native American

An effort to change the official seal of Massachusetts is gaining steam. Supporters say the imagery is threatening and denigrating to Native Americans.
A State Wrestles With Its Imagery: A Sword Looming Over a Native American

A State Wrestles With Its Imagery: A Sword Looming Over a Native American

An effort to change the official seal of Massachusetts is gaining steam. Supporters say the imagery is threatening and denigrating to Native Americans.
He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus.

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus.

A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight.
He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus.

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus.

A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight.
Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers

Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers

The mailer, which attacked his opponent and other representatives as radicals and anti-Semites, had used the Marines’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem.
Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers

Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers

The mailer, which attacked his opponent and other representatives as radicals and anti-Semites, had used the Marines’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem.
Vantage

Vantage

A poem by Natasha Trethewey, reflecting on the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Vantage

Vantage

A poem by Natasha Trethewey, reflecting on the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Nike and Kaepernick Back in Culture Wars After ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker Furor

The decision to pull the shoes, which came after the Nike brand ambassador Colin Kaepernick objected to the design, ignited debate on social media.

Nike and Kaepernick Back in Culture Wars After ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker Furor

The decision to pull the shoes, which came after the Nike brand ambassador Colin Kaepernick objected to the design, ignited debate on social media.

Nike Drops ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker After Kaepernick Criticizes It

The decision to pull the shoes, which came after the Nike brand ambassador Colin Kaepernick objected to the design, ignited debate on social media.

Nike Drops ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker After Kaepernick Criticizes It

The decision to pull the shoes, which came after the Nike brand ambassador Colin Kaepernick objected to the design, ignited debate on social media.
Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day

Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name.
Cleveland Is Paying $225,000 to a Man Who Burned the American Flag

Cleveland Is Paying $225,000 to a Man Who Burned the American Flag

Gregory L. Johnson claims police officers violated his rights after his act of protest. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name.
Amid Boston Pride Week, ‘Straight Pride Parade’ Draws Attention

Amid Boston Pride Week, ‘Straight Pride Parade’ Draws Attention

The parade, proposed by three men for late August, has yet to receive a permit from Boston officials. The proposal’s real intent seemed unclear.