Mississippians voted to keep the flag in a 2001 statewide election, with supporters claiming that it was a symbol of heritage. For Genesis Be, the turning point came 15 years later when then-Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed April as Confederate Heritage Month. … [Read more...] about Rapper Genesis Be’s long battle versus the Confederate flag
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Carroll Foy was proud to be a member of the school's third class that included women, she said. But when her first-year roommate tried to hang a Confederate flag in her dorm room, she immediately stopped her and explained why the image was hurtful. Whenever she had to walk past the Jackson statue as a "Rat," she chose not to salute and instead turned her gaze in a slightly different direction, toward the adjacent American flag. And when she served as the president of the school's multicultural club, she led a boycott against the requirement that cadets charge across the New Market battlefield. … [Read more...] about At VMI, Black alumni want Stonewall Jackson’s statue removed. The school refuses.
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Mowers, a former State Department staffer in the Trump administration, defeated four other Republicans in Tuesday’s contest to win the nomination in the eastern New Hampshire seat. The Associated Press called the race for him just after 9:30 p.m. with results showing Mowers with a 34-point lead over his nearest competitor. … [Read more...] about Trump-backed candidate wins NH GOP primary to take on Pappas
"Democratic lawmakers are pushing new bills that would let corporate lobbying organizations and dark money groups in Washington grab some of that dwindling PPP money for themselves before the cash gets to more mom-and-pop businesses teetering on the brink of bankruptcy," Sirota added. "Moreover, the legislation would knowingly help some politically connected industries effectively double dip on giant bailouts for themselves." … [Read more...] about Progressives raise alarm over letting lobbying groups access PPP funds