After flying for 126 years, the flag will go on display at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
A chart by the Southern Poverty Law Center cataloguing Confederate symbols around the country recently resurfaced.
In the wee hours of Monday morning, the 1891 monument to the Battle of Liberty Place was disassembled and taken to a storage facility.
The flags of all 50 states hang in plain sight over the nave of the Washington National Cathedral, but for decades, two Confederate flags went largely unnoticed.
Now that surveying and debating the fates of Confederate monuments around the US has become a national pastime, an artist has proposed a spottieottiedopaliscious solution for one of the most egregious and seemingly immovable.
New Dominion, a group show at Mixed Greens, brings together the work of eight artists living and working in Richmond, Virginia.
Yesterday, officials at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found a statue commemorating Civil War Confederate veterans spray-painted with the words “Murderer,” “KKK,” and “BLACK LIVES MATTER.”
In the days since Dylann Roof murdered nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, many have called for the removal of the thousands of Confederate flags, memorials, and monuments displayed in public spaces throughout the US.
All flags bear the stain of conquest.
Yesterday afternoon, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.