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In case you missed it yesterday, Bree Newsome, an educator, activist, and our latest favorite Black woman getting things done, climbed up a flagpole in the South Carolina state capitol to bring down the Confederate flag. As she came down, she bravely said, “Yes, I am prepared to be arrested” as she was met by the cops. And people who believe in resistance everywhere yelled, “YASSSSS!” True to form, the Internet also went wild.

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Here are some of the best reactions from #FreeBRee in which the Internet showed support for this brave lady.


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The Internet Is Here For The Black Woman Who Took Down The Confederate Flag: 15 Of The Best #FreeBree Twitter Reactions  was originally published on