‘It’s an artifact’: Mississippi officially retires its state flag to a museum

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today Mississippi Highway Patrol officers furl the state flag outside of the Capitol in Jackson on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Mississippi’s former state flag with the divisive Confederate battle emblem in its canton was officially retired to a museum on Wednesday after flying over the state for 126 years. Flags were [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:50:58+00:00July 1st, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

Confederate battle flag comes down: Myrlie Evers weeps. ‘Medgar’s wings must be clapping.’

Kayleigh Skinner/Mississippi Today Myrlie Evers and Gov. William Winter head to the opening ceremonies for the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History in December, 2017. Myrlie Evers began to weep when she heard the Mississippi Legislature voted to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag. “I can’t believe [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:44:38+00:00June 29th, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

State Unveils K-12 Schools Reopening in the Fall

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For America Magee Elementary School students participate in phonics and phonemic awareness exercise Friday, December 6, 2019. This week the Mississippi Department of Education released guidelines for how K-12 schools should reopen in the fall. In a document titled “Considerations for reopening Mississippi Schools,” the department outlines a three month [...]

By |2020-07-09T04:00:57+00:00June 11th, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments
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