WATCH: Whoopi Goldberg Compares the Confederate Flag to the Nazi Swastika

“It would be like having the swastika flag flying on your next-door neighbor. That is a part of history in Germany that they are struggling desperately to get away from."

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“None of us want the connotations that that flag gave to people. I think that America’s biggest human beings [should] at least have the conversation, and call racism racism when they see it. It would be like having the swastika flag flying on your next-door neighbor.”

“That is a part of history in Germany that they are struggling desperately to get away from. If it continues to fly, the statement that’s being made is that ‘We miss this really crappy part of history,’ and that is where the conversation has to begin.”