The Black Flag Story.
While there are plenty of symbols for Peace (the dove, olive branch, the Line and the Y) and for countries and war, etc., I found none that represented Freedom that did not entangle some sort of nationalistic sentiment or government symbol (eagle, flag, liberty statute, etc.)
I asked a popular writer who often wrote about freedom and free markets and asked him what he thought would be the true symbol of ‘freedom’.
He answered succinctly:
“Whatever is the opposite of surrender”