JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After white nationalists marched with the Confederate battle flag last weekend amid violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, critics said the identical emblem should be removed from Mississippi's flag — just as they did two years ago, when a white fan of the Rebel banner massacred black worshippers in South Carolina.
The college town of Charlottesville, Virginia, was rocked over the weekend by violent clashes between white nationalists and hundreds of counter protesters. Three people were killed amid the turmoil, which … Click to Continue »
The Latest on efforts to remove Confederate monuments and the nationwide fallout from a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): ___ 1:30 p.m. North Carolina's flagship university … Click to Continue »
Historians in Mississippi say the Confederate battle emblem is a "symbol of racial terror" that needs to be stripped from the state flag. Thirty-four professors released a statement this week … Click to Continue »
White supremacists waved the Confederate battle flag amid weekend violence in Virginia, prompting critics to say Mississippi should remove the symbol from its state banner. Critics said the same thing … Click to Continue »