The next stop on HuffPost’s “Listen To America” bus tour was Oxford, Mississippi, where we met Ole Miss senior Jake Thrasher, a cartoonist for the student newspaper. When he drew cartoons mocking the Confederate flag, the death threats began.
"That happened," the top prospect acknowledged after video showed him taking a hit from a gas-masked bong.
My full name is Robert Lee Montgomery. The surname on my maternal grandfather's side of my ancestry is Lee. Go back a few
The state flag has the Confederate battle emblem in the upper left corner.
The attacked student suffered a concussion, several broken teeth, a ruptured eardrum and had a bruised lung.
Why are they all smiling so much in their mug shots?
It's now up to administrators to decide whether to take down the state flag.
There is football, college football and then there is University of Alabama football. A visit to Tuscaloosa for the night game against Ole Miss was an eye opener, dispelled many stereotypes and provided me with a renewed appreciation for SEC football.
He pleaded guilty in June.
Weeks after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, protest and resistance to the ruling continues in Mississippi, the only state with a flag still paying homage to the Confederacy.
A federal grand jury indicted a student at the University of Mississippi on two separate civil rights charges on Friday for
Notwithstanding a much more accurate national title setup, the College Football Playoff still must go one step further. An 8-team tournament is still a far better option and might have possibly gifted us a different title game, but we'll never know.
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If white Mississippians can identify with, embrace and cheer deliriously for teams that are 82 percent (Mississippi State) and 75 percent (Ole Miss) black, is it too much to hope that they might bring themselves to at least stop hating and show a modicum of respect to a president who is 50 percent black?