White nationalists caught trying to film video in front of Emmett Till memorial

The Emmett Till Memorial Commission executive director said the group, carrying a neo-Confederate flag, appeared to be making a propaganda video. A group of people carrying a white nationalist flag were caught on camera Saturday attempting to film a video in front of the Emmett Till memorial in Sumner, Mississippi. Patrick Weems, executive director of…

Confederate group sues Georgia city to fly divisive flag at parade

Sons of Confederate Veterans is arguing that it has a First Amendment right to fly the Confederate battle flag at an event in Alpharetta, Ga., but a judge is mulling his decision.   A federal judge has stepped into a case in Alpharetta, Ga., outside of Atlanta to decide whether an organization can fly the…

Confederate flag coming back to the South Carolina State House on Tuesday

© Tim Dominick/The State/TNS The South Carolina Highway Patrol Honor Guard removes the Confederate Battle Flag from the State House grounds during a ceremony on Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Confederate flag is coming back to the S.C. State House, at least for one day. On Tuesday, members of…

Mississippi Governor Declares April ‘Confederate Heritage Month’

Gov. Phil Bryant spoke at the groundbreaking of Mississippi’s new Civil Rights Museum next to the state flag containing the Confederate battle symbol. Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain Jackson civil-rights hero Medgar Evers, is visible below the flow. Photo by Trip Burns JACKSON — Two weeks before the Mississippi Legislature allowed 19 state flag…