September 6, 2017
Local activist Sharon Brown started the One Flag for All campaign to change the Mississippi flag by a ballot initiative, but the campaign did not get enough signatures to get on a ballot. The campaign hosted a march in October, calling for lawmakers and Mississippians alike to unite and change the state flag.
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Pressure to change the Mississippi state flag has intensified since shocking images emerged of torch-wielding white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., marching to protect symbols honoring the Confederacy—a weekend rally that ...