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Mississippi is the last state with a flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem—a red field topped by a blue X dotted with 13 white stars.

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Don’t Let Up on the State Flag: It Must Change

Mississippians have attempted to change the state flag in several venues: ballot initiatives, lawsuits and petitioning lawmakers to pass legislation. So far, nothing has worked.

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It's Time for Mississippi to Come Together on the Confederate Flag

"We must support our universities who have stepped up to the plate and decided to fight for what they know is right. We have to let them know that we …

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#ConfederateHeritageMonth: Your Essential Primer to How It Blew Up in Mississippi

This month, as I'd hoped would happen when I broke the story, many people around the country—especially historians—are using the hashtag #ConfederateHistoryMonth to share facts about the Confederacy.

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Judge: Is Court Proper Place for Mississippi Flag Debate?

A federal judge is ordering attorneys to file arguments over whether courts have standing to decide if Mississippi should remove the Confederate battle emblem that has been on the state …


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