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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

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

Mississippi Pastor Says He Is Praying for Person Who Burned Down His Church

Mississippi Pastor Says He Is Praying for Person Who Burned Down His Church A Mississippi pastor says he and his congregants will pray for the person who set their church on fire last week.We recognize that not everyone shares our belief in the Word of God as revealed in the Bible, Jerry Waldrop,... Read more

Mississippi Church Pushing Back against Lockdown Orders Is Burned to the Ground in Suspected Arson Attack

Mississippi Church Pushing Back against Lockdown Orders Is Burned to the Ground in Suspected Arson Attack On Wednesday morning, a Mississippi church was burned to the ground.First Pentecostal Church in Holly Springs, Mississippi was engulfed in flames on Wednesday in what is believed to be an act of arson, Fox 13 reports.Investigators noted... Read more

Jay-Z Is Suing Mississippi Over Unsafe Prison Conditions | RELEVANT Magazine

Jay-Z Is Suing Mississippi Over Unsafe Jail Circumstances | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Memphis rapper Yo Gotti and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation have joined forces for a lawsuit over the situation of inmate housing in Mississippi. The rappers are taking Mississippi Division of Corrections Commissioner Pelicia Corridor and Superintendent of the Mississippi State Penitentiary of Parchman Marshal Turner to job on behalf of 29 inmates, in... Read more