A general Thread about the state Flag of Mississippi. What do you like / not like about the Mississippi Flag? Do you feel the Flag of Mississippi best represnts the citizenry?
"Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense? Where is the difference between having our arms in possession and under our direction, and having them under the management of Congress? If our defense be the real object of having those arms, in whose hands can they be trusted with more propriety, or equal safety to us, as in our own hands?" - Patrick Henry, Philadelphia, 1836.
Mississippi lawmakers overwhelmingly pass bill to create new state flag without Confederate battle emblem Ref. USAToday.
Mississippi governor signs bill to change state flag, the last in the US to display Confederate emblem. The signing of the bill comes two days after the Mississippi legislature voted to replace the flag in a state with a higher percentage of Black residents than any other in the U.S. The current flag has flown since 1894. Ref. USAToday.
We interrupt Mississippi Flag to share wisdom from the past:
Today is: 3rd July (GMT), in history on the 3rd of July, 1846 AD the following birth happened:
Achilles Alferaki: Composer