Confederate Heritage Month

Mississippi protesters call for end to Confederate holiday

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — On a day that many state and local government offices were closed for Confederate Memorial Day in Mississippi, protesters on Monday said the state needs to stop commemorating the Confederacy. Several members of Indivisible Northeast Mississippi…

Governor Tate Reeves designates April as ‘Confederate History Month’

Governor Tate Reeves designates April as Confederate History Month amid the COVID-19 outbreak. News 25’s Victoria Bailey speaks with Coast residents about the proclamation and has details. Biloxi Branch NAACP President James Crowell said, “If we’re going to be united…

Mississippi governor declares Confederate Heritage Month

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has declared April as Confederate Heritage Month. The first-year governor is following the practice of several of his Democratic and Republican predecessors. The state's only African American congressman, Democratic Rep. Bennie…

Rapper Wraps Herself In Confederate Flag

A rapper from the coast is receiving mixed feedback after draping herself in a Confederate Flag during a recent performance to protest Mississippi’s Confederate Heritage Month. During her April 26th show, Biloxi native "Genesis Be" draped herself in a Confederate…