Anthony Hervey, black Mississippi flag supporter, dies in traffic accident

July 21, 2015 in News

(AP) A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car accident. The Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Anthony Hervey was […]

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze on Mississippi flag: ‘I strongly believe it’s time we move in a different direction’

July 17, 2015 in News, Sports

(AP) Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze says he supports removing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag. “While I’m not a political figure, I strongly believe it’s time we […]

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 flag temporarily removed at Hattiesburg city buildings

June 26, 2015 in News

(AP) The Mississippi flag, which includes a Confederate battle emblem, was temporarily removed Thursday from most municipal buildings in one of the largest cities in the state. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny […]