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By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
A Maryland man who waved a Confederate flag attached to a lacrosse stick during the siege at the U.S. Capitol has pleaded guilty to interfering with a police officer who was trying to disperse a crowd of rioters.
As statues of Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were taken down in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend, special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH Boston explored an exhibit by Sonya Clark in Lincoln, Massachusetts at the deCordova Sculpture Park and…
By Jared Bowen, GBH
The nationwide protests over police brutality and racial injustice are major factors in several states, including California and Mississippi, for ballot measures with distinctive racial themes.
By David Crary, Associated Press
A group recommending a new Mississippi state flag has chosen five final designs — three with a magnolia blossom, one with a magnolia tree and one with a shield that has wavy lines representing water.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The town hall meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Army Gen. Mark Milley, the nation's top military officer, are expected to attend. Watch their remarks here.
The Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, using a carefully worded policy that doesn’t mention the word ban or that specific flag. The policy is laid out in a memo signed by Defense Secretary Mark…
Mississippi officials are having a ceremony to relegate the former state flag to history. The gathering Wednesday comes a day after Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a new law removing official status from the last state banner in the U.S.
Mississippi's House and Senate voted in succession Sunday afternoon to retire the flag, with broad bipartisan support.
Mississippi lawmakers could vote in the next few days to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against racial injustice.
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