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Mississippi is the last state to actively fly the confederate battle flag within the canton of it’s own state flag. For many years, state-funded universities and some cities around the state have refused to put up the flag. In 2001 a motion was put to popular vote, but in the end nothing was changed. The issue is now becoming more urgent, as white supremacists are flying not only the Confederate and the Nazi flags, but also the Mississippi state flag.With that in mind, a group of Mississippi ...
 
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"65 Percent" History is catching up to us as we dive into the referendum that solidified our current state flag. Links: Mississippi Flag Referendum (April 2001) https://ballotpedia.org/Mississippi_Flag_Referendum_(April_2001) Sons of Confederate Veterans http://www.scv.org Quotes: Leslie B. McLemore II: “The state’s flag’s job is representation ...…
 
"I Love Mississippi." There was a time when the Governor of Mississippi and President of the United States were not as chummy as they are now... Links: James Meredith at University of Mississippi https://50years.olemiss.edu/james-meredith/ Dr. Marvin King https://politicalscience.olemiss.edu/marvin-king/ Ross Barnett “I Love Mississippi Speech” ...…
 
"Symbols matter." Just ask the fans of Batman, Superman, or any brand enthusiast. But what if your logo doesn't match your message? Looks like them podcasters are at it again! Links: Derek Russell https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3053783/bio Dr. D’Andra Orey http://www.jsums.edu/polisci/faculty-and-staff/dandra-orey-ph-dchair/ Quotes: “[A seal] trig ...…
 
"Heritage" or "Hate". It's almost cliche at this point. But what are the origins of the flag's heritage and hate? Links: Dr. Robert Luckett http://www.jsums.edu/history/luckett/ Dr. Otis Pickett https://www.mc.edu/faculty/u/owpickett https://twitter.com/otiswpickett Voting Rights for African Americans from Library of Congress https://www.loc.go ...…
 
Links: Ted Kaye’s book: Good Flag, Bad Flag “Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea; its foundations are laid, its corner- stone rests upon the great truth, that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery -- subordination to the superior race -- is his natural and normal condition.” Confederate Vice-President Al ...…
 
Quotes: “We’ve got to explore why symbols even matter in the first place. What’s the story behind our flag? If the argument that keeps getting brought up is heritage versus hate, what is the heritage of Mississippi? What is the hate of Mississippi? Because we’ve got to know where we’ve been to know how we move forward.” Links: Gunn: Confederate ...…
 
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