Amber was the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs when they introduced the More Colors, More Pride Flag, a flag which added a black and brown stripe to the rainbow flag. They discuss the huge amount of backlash and hatred that came from that announcement and how she never could have imagined how quickly the symbolism of the flag would have gone global.
Five People. One Moment: Flags of America takes a deep dive into people’s relationships with flags in our Country. There have been many permutations of flags that are meant to symbolize freedom over the course of American History, but these symbols look different in each person’s eyes. Take a look at the Flags of America through five true, personal stories and examine what they mean today.