Jul 01

Mississippi retires former state flag to museum

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.

Jun 13

Mississippi faces reckoning on Confederate emblem in flag

The young activists who launched a protest movement after George Floyd’s death are bringing fresh energy to a long-simmering debate about a Confederate symbol — the rebel flag that white supremacists embedded within the Mississippi state flag more than 125…

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