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.
Applying to federal agencies and private foundations for funding might not be consistent with playing an anthem to the Atlantic slave trade at football games.
"That happened," the top prospect acknowledged after video showed him taking a hit from a gas-masked bong.
Southern-born and southern-bred Steve Earle recently composed a song called "Mississippi, It's Time." Along with Steve Earle
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.
Ole Miss student Graeme Phillip Harris was indicted on one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights and one count of using
To fully understand University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones unceremoniously getting the boot, you must take the advice of advice of Watergate's Deep Throat and "follow the money."
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?
It's no secret: college football season is the bread and butter for many businesses in towns and cities across the country. How much do hotels hike their prices when fans come flocking?
This is an American crisis. An aggressive, unprovoked stop-and-frisk by a deli employee in New York City of Academy Award