‘I think it’s a slap in my face … to put that flag up’: Councilwoman’s tearful plea moves mayor to furl Mississippi flag
“I think it's a slap in my face, and I'm an African-American woman, to put that flag up. It has put a shadow over that police department. That flag denotes hate.”
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an African-American attorney's appeal over the Confederate emblem on the Mississippi state flag.