Red Flag

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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 Mississippians began creating a podcast to tell the story of how Mississippi is changing itself from within. We have the opportunity to showcase the future of our state, not the past. We want our listeners to shape the outcome of that story. This is Red Flag.

8 episodes available. A new episode about every 7 days averaging 21 mins duration .