Ole Miss Takes Down State Flag Due To Confederate Emblem
The University of Mississippi removed the state flag from campus Monday morning because of its Confederate emblem.By Kaileen Gaul | October 26, 2015
The University of Mississippi took down the state flag on its campus Monday morning because of the Confederate emblem it contains.
The student senate voted to remove the flag earlier this month. Thirty-three senators were in favor of the removal, 15 opposed and one senator abstained. (Video via Ole Miss Rebels)
Interim Chancellor Morris Stocks said in a press release, "The University of Mississippi community came to the realization years ago that the Confederate battle flag did not represent many of our core values, such as civility and respect for others." (Video via Ole Miss News)