confederate memorial day

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…

Confederate Memorial Day

Today, Mississippians across the state are celebrating Confederate Memorial Day as they honor the estimated 258,000 Confederate soldiers and sailors who died fighting against the Union. The holiday is observed in several southern states since the end of the American…