Stories tagged: confederate flag
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
JACKSON, Miss. – Things are slow to change in this Old South bastion. The brass bird cage of an elevator in the Mississippi Capitol that Laurin Stennis used to ride …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol trooper who flew a Confederate flag at his Silverdale home with his official vehicle parked underneath in view of neighbors has taken the flag down after …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Pickup trucks bearing Confederate flags have been parking across from a high school in central Michigan, leading some students to counter-protest against racism and bigotry.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
The Tumwater School District sent a letter home to families on Thursday, apologizing for the display of a Confederate flag that was part of a student leadership program during a …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Some parents at an Ohio middle school have said they were shocked to hear an eighth-grade choir sing about picking cotton just days after other students in the district took …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
JACKSON, Miss. – The U.S. Supreme Court is giving Mississippi more time to respond to a lawsuit that challenges the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. The court said …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Mississippi universities that refuse to fly the Confederate-themed state flag could lose proposed tax breaks, under a proposal passed by its state House on Wednesday.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
An Oregon school district banned the Confederate flag from school property following a fight between two girls, one of whom was wearing a hat that included the symbol.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
A confederate flag has been permanently covered over after a previous cover up began to fade, sparking criticism.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 1:29 p.m.
George Zimmerman says he was punched in the face after talking about the Trayvon Martin case at a Sanford-area restaurant over the weekend, officials said.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
The House has voted to ban the display of the Confederate flag on flagpoles at Veterans Administration cemeteries.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
The Confederate flag will return temporarily to the South Carolina State House this summer.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Mississippi’s attorney general says he will defend the Confederate-themed state flag against a lawsuit that seeks to remove the banner, even though he thinks the flag hurts the state and …
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 5 a.m.
Jon Ruggles, the Wallace man who complained about Confederate flags displayed on a pickup at the Shoshone County transfer station, continues to attract criticism in the public square. On Martin …
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016
During a dump run on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a Silver Valley man wasn’t expecting to see two Confederate flags on a pickup belonging to a transfer station employee. …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015
An Idaho state representative’s Facebook post of herself posing with a Confederate flag has touched a nerve in the state, which still resents being associated with the racism of Richard …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
A funny thing happened to Keith Boe of Post Falls on a recent business trip to Seattle. Seems he stopped at a deserted gas station in central Washington for fuel …
Sun., July 12, 2015
The past may not be past, as William Faulkner once put it. But it sure seems to be leaving. As I watched the broadcast of the Confederate battle flag being …
Mon., July 6, 2015
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center.
Thu., June 25, 2015
BOISE – The Mississippi state flag was removed from a display of all 50 state flags in front of Boise City Hall on Wednesday, after Boise Mayor David Bieter expressed …