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Legislators Vote to Remove Confederate Symbol from Mississippi State Flag

Legislators Vote to Remove Confederate Symbol from Mississippi State Flag After 126 years, the Mississippi state flag will be changed in order to remove the Confederate symbol it is currently displaying.In a state where 38 percent of the population is Black, Mississippi is the last state in the U.S. to feature a symbol... Read more

Mississippi Officials Want ‘In God We Trust’ to Replace Confederate Emblem on State Flag

Mississippi Officials Want 'In God We Trust' to Replace Confederate Emblem on State Flag Two high-ranking Mississippi elected officials say the Confederate battle emblem should be removed from the state flag and replaced with the words on the state seal: "In God We Trust."Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch and state Lt. Gov. Delbert... Read more

‘A Moral Issue’: Mississippi Baptist Convention Urges Removal of Confederate Emblem from State Flag

'A Moral Issue': Mississippi Baptist Convention Urges Removal of Confederate Emblem from State Flag Calling it a moral issue, the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board on Tuesday urged the state legislature to change the state flag, which has incorporated the Confederate battle flag since 1894.Our position on this is not motivated by politics, Shawn... Read more

Should Christians Support Removal of Confederate Memorials?

The Story: Over the past two weeks, numerous efforts have been introduced across the United States to remove Confederate flags, statues, and memorabilia. The Background: Some examples of monuments and memorials being removed include: The U.S. Marine Corps ordered the removal of all public displays of the Confederate flagincluding from things like mugs, bumper stickers,... Read more

NASCAR Has Banned the Confederate Flag | RELEVANT Magazine

The reckoning rolling through the United State shows zero signs of slowing down, and it is picking up support in some surprising places. From the Southern Baptists affirming that black lives matter to HBO adding new language toGone With the Wind to the global racist statue topplings, it’s clear that the uprising launched by... Read more

Richmond Will Finally Remove Its Famous Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee | RELEVANT Magazine

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney have announced that the city’s iconic statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee will finally be removed. For years, activists have called for Confederate monuments to be taken down, saying they’re a painful reminder of the legacy of slavery. While many Confederate statues have been either... Read more