flag controversy

MSU Removes State Flag from Campus

Mississippi State becomes the sixth of our state’s eight universities to take down the state flag. A university spokesperson announced today MSU’s president approved plans from school deans to remove the flag from most parts of the Starkville campus, replacing…

Trump Jr. on Mississippi Flag

Let it fly, that’s the statement from the Trump campaign regarding the Mississippi state flag. Our flag is the only one missing at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia after protesters calling the flag racist sat in the street until…

Mississippi State Flag Removed at DNC

The Mississippi state flag has not received such a warm welcome at the Democratic National Convention. About 50 Bernie Sanders supporters took to the streets of Philadelphia before the convention got underway, sitting in the roadway until city officials agreed…

Judge Considering Lawsuit on State Flag

A federal judge says the Confederate emblem on the Mississippi flag is “anti-American” because it represents those who fought to leave the United States. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves is not yet saying whether he will fully consider a lawsuit…

Jackson County Supervisors Vote to Keep State Flag

Keep it flying: that was the decision made at the Jackson County Board of Supervisors meeting earlier this afternoon. Supporters from both sides of the controversial topic stood in front of the supervisors for about three minutes explaining why they…

Flag Debate in Gautier

Although Gautier City Council unanimously agreed to leave the state flag flying high at City Hall, they still want to see state officials come together to create a different flag to represent Mississippi.

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.