Fashion: Whistling a New Dixie

Every day in Charleston, S.C., the South rises again. Airport advertisements hawk local plantations preserved in antebellum splendor. The Old City Market sports Sambo lawn jockeys and fat black mammy dolls holding pigtailed blond babies. And a few blocks away, the Rebel flag blazes in a store window.

But hold that mint julep, Rhett: the flag in question is done in red, black and green--the colors of African liberation. In the heart of the city where the first shots of the Civil War rang out, Sherman Evans and Angel Quintero, both 34, both black, have fired a volley of their own....

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