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Kanye West once wore the Confederate flag — what does he think about it now?

Kanye West once wore the Confederate flag — what does he think about it now?

In 2013, Kanye West set about on what appeared to be a one-man mission to reappropriate the Confederate flag, long considered by many to be a symbol of hatred and racial terrorism. He was photographed sporting an MA-1 green-and-orange flight jacket; the flag was sewn prominently on the sleeve. Not only did West wear the patch on his jacket, he was photographed draped in the flag. In an interview with Los Angeles radio station 97.1 AMP, West explained his motivation. "React how you want," West said. "Any energy is good energy. The Confederate flag represented slavery in a way. That's my abstract take on what I know about it, right? So I wrote the song 'New...

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