Miss. attorney tries to revive Confederate emblem lawsuit

November 2, 2016 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi attorney is asking a federal appeals court to revive his lawsuit that sought to erase the Confederate emblem […]

Moss Point native files federal lawsuit against governor over Mississippi flag

March 1, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Moss Point native has filed a federal lawsuit against Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant seeking to eliminate the nation’s last state flag with the Confederate battle […]

Mississippi lawmakers not erasing Confederate emblem on flag this year

February 24, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi legislators this year won’t attempt to redesign the last state flag that features the Confederate battle emblem because leaders say they can’t find a majority […]

House Speaker Philip Gunn: Let Mississippi voters decide on Confederate emblem

February 23, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn, who became the first prominent Republican last summer to call for Mississippi to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its flag, […]

Rally calls for keeping Confederate emblem on Mississippi flag

January 20, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — About 200 people who want to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag are rallying outside the state Capitol. Some say removing the symbol […]

Mississippi flag protest: Hundreds rally for removal of Confederate emblem

October 13, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Civil-rights leader Myrlie Evers-Williams, Mississippi-born rapper David Banner and a prominent South Carolina lawmaker are calling on Mississippi to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its […]

NAACP calls for Mississippi to remove Confederate sign from flag

July 15, 2015 in News

(AP) The NAACP is calling on Mississippi legislators to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, days after South Carolina removed a stand-alone Confederate banner from its Capitol […]

Mississippi faces struggle over Confederate emblem in flag

July 13, 2015 in News

(AP) Now that South Carolina has removed a Confederate battle flag from its statehouse lawn, the next big struggle over Old South symbols is shaping up in Mississippi, where the […]