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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

Ligon Duncan Calls on Mississippi Legislature to Take Down State Flag

Ligon Duncan Calls on Mississippi Legislature to Take Down State Flag In a post to his blog, Ligon Duncan, chancellor of Reformed Theological Seminary, encouraged the Mississippi legislature to take down the current state flag.Asked for his opinion on the states flag by Mississippis Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House... 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

Mississippi’s Largest Christian Denomination: It’s Time to Change the State Flag | RELEVANT Magazine

The Mississippi Baptist Convention, a part of the Southern Baptist Convention and the largest denomination in the state, is calling for a change to the state flag. The Mississippi flag is infamously adorned with a confederate emblem, and many Black Americans have long held that the confederate flag is a source of pain and... Read more

Ligon Duncan: Mississippi, Take Down That Flag

Mississippi Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House Philip Gunnhave asked me to make a statement on the issue of the Mississippi flag. The leaders of our state government and legislature are discussing and debating this matter right now in Jackson. This is what I said to our legislators: I have lived and... 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

Drew Brees Apologizes for American Flag Comments: I ‘Completely Missed the Mark’

Drew Brees Apologizes for American Flag Comments: I 'Completely Missed the Mark' New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized Thursday for earlier comments about disrespecting the flag, saying he completely missed the mark and stands with the black community in the fight against systemic racial injustice and police brutality.Brees apology on Instagram came... Read more