New Orleans marches against white supremacy, demands removal of Andrew Jackson statue

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thousands gathered in New Orleans Saturday to march in solidarity with Charlottesville, where a woman died after white supremacists rampaged the city one week ago. The march, organized by Take ‘Em Down NOLA and Peoples Assembly began at Congo Square and ended at Jackson Square. Organizers called for the […]

Supporters and opponents of Mississippi’s flag to face off at USM in largest protest yet

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Opponents of the Mississippi state flag are planning their largest rally yet at the University of Southern Mississippi for Sunday, August 20. There, they’ll go up against pro-state flag protesters. “We will stand in solidarity with the residents of Hattiesburg and USM students in their second counter-protest of the […]

Chris McDaniel’s solution to Charlottesville: ‘Prayer . . . and maybe the Second Amendment’

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Days after a white supremacist rampage left one woman dead after a neo-Nazi plowed his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel has a solution: Prayer and guns. McDaniel posted a photo of himself in a prayer circle with young men with the caption: […]

Trump: America being “ripped apart” with removal of “beautiful” Confederate statues

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// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a Thursday morning tweet storm, President Donald Trump lamented the removal of “beautiful” confederate monuments. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments,” Trump wrote, calling the decisions “foolish.” Sad to see the […]

Wade: MDE Does It Again

I knew it was going to happen. I’m not surprised in the least. But, the reality that, once again, public schools are getting the rug pulled out from under them doesn’t set well with me. Late Tuesday afternoon, the Mississippi Department of Education sent out a press release declaring their intent to ask the state […]

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After Charlottesville, Mississippians ‘Rally Against Hate’ in Hattiesburg

// (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mississippians spoke out against white supremacy Monday night on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in response to the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia, where torch-carrying neo-Nazis and white supremacists marched on the town, leaving three dead. Around 100 people showed up to Hattiesburg’s “Rally Against Hate,” […]

Former Hattiesburg City Councilman brandishes knife at flag protest. Police called.

Former Hattiesburg City Councilman and flag supporter, Scott Farris, can be seen brandishing a knife after Justin Thrash, an anti state flag demonstrator, called Farris a “snowflake” during a recent protest. The incident occurred at approximately 1:35 on the video as Farris said, “There’s more where that came from.” The incident occurred in front of […]