Professors: US flag symbolizes racism, should not be displayed on campusRemember the controversy of the american Flag recently? Well now a group of university professors has signed a letter showing their solidarity with students who tried to ban the American flag at the University of California, Irvine – because they said the flag contributes to racism. In fact they went on to say “U.S. nationalism often contributes to racism and xenophobia, and that the paraphernalia of nationalism is in fact often used to intimidate,” read a letter obtained by the website Campus Reform. Hundreds across the nation have signed the letter – including some U.C. Irvine professors, Campus Reform reported. FULL REPORT