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Why Does Mississippi’s Flag Still Have A Confederate Symbol?
Flags are used to instill pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror.
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Interior Decorator: Zinke’s Push To Redesign Flags And Accessorize With Dead Animals
“You can’t make this stuff up."
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Texans Shouldn't Use Chilean Flag Emoji To Talk About Their State, Lawmaker Says
Confusing it for the Texas state flag makes some people 😢.
Trump order: Fewer flags in the HBS classroom?
The Harbus News Corporation
Bringing news to Harvard Business School since 1937
The future is uncertain for many faculty members. In addition to the international faculty that benefit Harvard with their
The Importance of Sharing to the Generation After September 11th
Lawyer, Writer, Freeholder, Photographer and All Things with Joy
Fifteen years have passed quickly, but the memory of September 11th is still as close as yesterday. It was a catastrophically sad and devastating day to watch, live, and remember. Many people that lived through it, would rather not talk about what they saw or the feelings felt.
Amy E. Goodman
How To Throw A DIY Olympic Games Party
zulily.com lifestyle expert, TV personality, author, and devot...
With back-to-school season around the corner, it’s a fun time to celebrate kids’ summer fashion: bring out those shorts and
Democrats In The City Of Brotherly Love (Final Report)
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
This is definitely going to be my final report from Philadelphia. I realize I'm almost a week late with it, but it was a busy and sleep-deprived week all around.
ARTS & CULTURE
Designer Imagines Flags Of 100-Plus Planets In The 'Star Wars' Galaxy
The flags awaken.
Never Forget and Never Again
Author, Retired FBI Community Affairs Coordinator
If we are to cease the threat that perpetrates our world, we must devise a strategy that permits the salvation of the innocent while eliminating those who threaten our very way of life. We must move forward in unity, with one clear message: "Never forget and never again."
A County In Missouri Will Lower Its Flags To 'Mourn' Marriage Equality
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How Racist Is Your Flag On A Scale Of 1 To 10?
In the midst of heated debates over which flags should or should not be flown over government buildings, the world's top
Mississippi's Flag Is Worse
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
If South Carolina can agree to remove the Confederate battle flag from their statehouse grounds, then Mississippi should begin their own debate over the inclusion of this offensive Civil War imagery on their own official state flag.
Fabulous Flag Flourishes
Visiting agriturismos and countryside B&Bs listed in my Italy guidebook, I was impressed by how much fun the hosts were. Here, Franco of Frances' Lodge (a B&B just outside of Siena) jumped at an opportunity to show off his flag skills.
Who's YOUR State's Prime Mascot? Confronting Local Terms Outside Their Normal Homes
Urban Planning Consultant
When a localized slang term pops up in a habitat far removed from its own, it will cause some heads to turn. And that's exactly what happened along a fairly busy stretch of highway.
Old Courthouse, Warren County - Vicksburg, Mississippi: A Place Not to Be Missed
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson
The Grannies on Safari
Traveling on a steamboat in the 21st century is not only unique but allows you to relive an era long past that was filled with beauty and strife. My recent journey on the American Queen Steamboat was such a trip.
THE WORLD POST
Why Iranian World Cup Fans Wave 3 Different Types of Flags
writer, Editor-In-Chief @ Ravishly.com
These fan mementos aren't of the zany variety displayed so often at the sporting event. Rather, they represent competing political persuasions regarding the Persian motherland and for what they want Iran's jerseys to signify.
World Cup 2014: How 'Team Melli' Helps Us Understand the Complexities of Modern Iran
Journalist, Writer, Reporter, Online Producer
As the game gets underway, the announcers comment on the sportsmanship demonstrated by the players, which is a far cry from the image most Westerns have of Iranians. The perception that was formed at the height of the hostage crisis in the late 1970s, is still present today.
Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel
Chair of the NYC Landmarks 50 Alliance
Our flag, like our city, is a palimpsest of histories and a visible record of the past.
The 10 Sexiest American Flags (PHOTOS)
These colors don't run, they STUN Get out of our dreams and onto our flag display Was Betsy Ross* a thief? 'Cause she stole
CULTURE & ARTS
Jasper Johns Birthday: American Artist And Master Of The Familiar Turns 83 (PHOTOS)
Johns was born in 1930 in Augustana, Georgia, and was later raised in rural South Carolina. After briefly attending university
Flags in Our Churches: A Conversation
Andre E. Johnson
Andre E. Johnson serves in the department of Communication at ...
I had a brief conversation after service with someone who noticed that we do not have the American flag in the sanctuary during our worship services. The kicker: He said to me, "It's because of that flag that you have the freedom to worship they way you do in this country."
The Boston Marathon and Social Media: What If a Terrorist Act Goes Against the Whole World?
Russell C. Smith
Has terrorism finally reached a tipping point? When a terrorist act goes against all of us, every country on Earth has a stake in stopping this type of insane violence against humanity.
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