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Updated: Dec 2, 2020


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Why It Might Be Time to Finally Replace 'The Star-Spangled Banner' With A New National Anthem

In an increasingly anti-racist era when problematic iconography — ranging from Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben to even the Dukes of Hazzard General Lee car and country band Lady Antebellum’s name — is being reassessed, revised or retired, America’s national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” seems to be striking a wrong note.

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