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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.

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


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