But the piece, published Thursday by MarketWatch, received a quick rebuke from a few prominent conservatives.
The five-time Grammy nominee’s article appeared the same day President Biden signed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the 1860s.
She argued that Old Glory has “replaced” the Confederate flag, implying it is a symbol of racism.
It no longer represents ALL of us,” Gray wrote. “It’s not fair to be forced to honor it. It’s time for a new flag.” “It no longer represents ALL of us. It’s not fair to be forced to honor it. It’s time for a new flag.”
She went on to say a new flag should have 52 stars, with the new pair representing Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. READ MORE