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Public ‘engaged’ in Confederate-free Mississippi flag with over 600 design ideas submitted

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state official says the people have already submitted about 600 ideas for a new Mississippi...

Baptists and Walmart criticize rebel-themed Mississippi flag

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Confederate-themed Mississippi flag is drawing criticism from two big forces in the culturally conservative state. Walmart...

Noose found in stall of Bubba Wallace at Alabama NASCAR race

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR says a noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace on Sunday at...

NCAA calling for no championships in states with Confederate flag

The power of sports is being able to take a human rights issue and turn it into a sports issue as a means of...

NCAA expands ban, joins SEC in targeting Confederate flag

By RALPH D. RUSSO The NCAA on Friday expanded its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its sponsored events, one day after...

NASCAR bans display of the Confederate flag at its events and properties

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer NASCAR has banned the Confederate flag from all events and properties. NASCAR says the Confederate flag “runs contrary to our commitment...

Confederate Flag Vote

The House of Representatives have voted to ban Confederate flags from being flown on flagpoles at veteran’s administration cemeteries. However, the measure would allow...

Bills Promoting Changes to State Flag Die in Mississippi Legislature

One state flag...garnering polarizing points of view. "I see division," says Lea Campbell, who wants to see the confederate emblem removed from Mississippi's state...

Stores to Remove Confederate Flag Merchandise

Big corporations like EBay, Amazon, Sears and Wal-Mart are now saying you won’t find Confederate Flag merchandise in their inventory. Well, now local businesses like Sharkheads Souvenir Shop is Biloxi will not advertise the Confederate Flag in the front of the store.

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann Spoke Out on the Flag Debate

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann also commented on the flag situation.

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