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Ole Miss Removes Flag With Confederate Emblem

The University of Mississippi removed the state flag on its Oxford campus Monday because the banner contains the Confederate battle emblem, which some see as a painful reminder of slavery and segregation. Interim Chancellor Morris Stocks ordered the flag lowered and said it was being sent to the university’s archives. The action came days after

Racial slurs reported at Ole Miss election protests
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Racial Slurs Reported at Ole Miss Protest

A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges. The university said in a statement Wednesday that the gathering at the student union