July 21, 2020

Honoring Our Confederate Heritage & Virtues

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MEC unfurls bicentennial banner. Could a new state flag be next?

The Mississippi Economic Council has unveiled a bicentennial banner to mark 2017 – drawing immediate attention, given the political tension over the state flag. Mississippi is the only state that has not removed the Confederate emblem from its state flag. MEC led a move to get rid of the Confederate emblem in 2001 that drew a backlash. Mississippians voted 2-1 to keep the current flag.

MEC unfurls bicentennial banner. Could a new state flag be next?