‘I think it’s a slap in my face … to put that flag up’: Councilwoman’s tearful plea moves mayor to furl Mississippi flag

Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton ordered this week for the Mississippi state flag to be removed from city police headquarters and replaced by the city’s flag, a decision he reached after listening to a city councilwoman’s impassioned plea.

“The controversy surrounding the current design of the state flag of Mississippi will never go away until it’s changed,” Shelton said during a Tuesday press conference. “Either our generation of leaders will deal with it, or we’ll leave it to our children. I think it’s incumbent on our generation of leaders to take a stand and adopt a flag that’s representative of all the citizens of Mississippi.”

According to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, the flag had been a cause of “deep concern” for Councilwoman Nettie Davis, who Shelton said inspired him to take action against the flag after she recently opened up to colleagues regarding the 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,” Davis said, according to the Daily Journal. “That flag denotes hate.”

Shelton said he was compelled after seeing Davis moved to tears.

Read the full story: Tupelo mayor orders Mississippi flag be removed from police department headquarters


  • stich onesie

    August 16, 2018

    Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that it’s truly informative. I am going to watch out for brussels. I will appreciate if you continue this in future. Many people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  • pink stitch onesie

    August 16, 2018

    Hi just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the images aren’t loading correctly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two different browsers and both show the same results.

  • kumpulan youtube indonesia

    August 22, 2018

    Nice post. I’m looking at constantly this blog site for empowered! Very useful information specially the ending piece 🙂 I take care of such information a great deal. I was looking for that specific information for the quite a while kumpulan youtube indonesia. Appreciate it and greatest associated with good fortune.

  • I’ve been having issues with my Windows hosting. It has set me back quite a bit while making the next list. This is the current list that I have. I should add another list in less than a week. I’ll let you all know when the next list is ready. Thank you for your patience.

  • Wally Revette gay cam

    September 4, 2018

    Good info! Interesting info over this web. It’s pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all web owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the web will be much more useful than ever before. I couldn’t resist commenting. I have spent 1 hour searching for such informations. I will also share it with some friends interested in it. I’ve just bookmarked this website. Finished with the work done, I going to enjoy some live sexy hot gay cams. Thanks!! Greetings from Miami!

  • Burris

    September 4, 2018

    Paulette A ma mort, je souhaite leguer mon corps a la science fiction.

  • berita saham terbaru

    September 5, 2018

    You undoubtedly help it become appear easy with the business presentation however to locate this matter to become truly a thing that I do think I would in no way fully grasp.. berita saham terbaru It kind of feels far too challenging and incredibly broad in my opinion. We’re taking a look forward to your current pursuing post, We’ll seek to find the grasp from it!

  • redporn

    September 5, 2018

    blog comment got a really bad name from the pre panda era , but if done right on proper niche sites – relevant to your topic they work well

  • portal berita saham indonesia

    September 5, 2018

    Your post on 'I think it's a slap in my face … to put that flag up': Councilwoman's tearful plea moves mayor to furl Mississippi flag is awesome. I hope u can continue delivering many more article in the future. Be prosperous

  • wantclip

    September 6, 2018

    Unquestionably believe that which you said. Your favorite reason seemed to be on the internet the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I certainly get annoyed while people think about worries that they just don’t know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top and also defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people can take a signal. Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

  • Vaughn Lavender

    September 7, 2018

    Thanks , I’ve just been searching for info approximately this topic for ages and yours is the greatest I’ve found out till now. However, what about the conclusion? Are you sure concerning the source?

  • paykasa

    September 7, 2018

    Paykasa, 16 haneli pin kodundan oluşan, daha önce çok yaygın olarak kullanılan bir ön ödemeli kart türüne benzeyen, içerisinde euro bakiyesi olan bir ön ödemeli sanal karttır. İçerisindeki bakiyeler özel olarak üretilemediği için standart kart bakiyeleri 10, 20, 50, 100, 150, 250 tek kart bakiyesi olarak satılmaktadırlar. Tek kullanımlık bir kart olan paykasa kart, kullanılan sitede kartın bakiyesini girmenize gerek kalmadan sadece 16 haneli tek kullanımlık koduyla işlem yapmanıza olanak sağlamaktadır.

  • Lynne Gamello

    September 7, 2018

    This paragraph will help the internet viewers for setting up new weblog or even a weblog from start to end.

  • Jules Strecker

    September 8, 2018

    I want to start website very soon but I need to know certain costs. What factors did you have to pay for when you started up our website?. . How much was a website designer?. How much was your domain name?. What is your monthly rent for the domain name?. How much do you pay to servers per month?. How much does it cost you now?. Any additional fees?. . I’d love to hear all different answers and please give any advice if you can. 10 Points best answer!.

  • eskişehir escort

    September 9, 2018

    Like!! I blog quite often and I genuinely thank you for your information. The article has truly peaked my interest.

  • Jerrold Herra

    September 10, 2018

    Hey! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this website? I’m getting tired of WordPress because I’ve had problems with hackers and I’m looking at alternatives for another platform. I would be great if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

  • Lesbian Stepsisters

    September 10, 2018

    There’s nothing hotter in this entire world than seeing two girls make sweet love. Seeing a girl face deep in pussy is a dream come true. Dreams have a way of turning into reality at This site is dedicated to stepsisters who love to lick and finger each other. You always knew stepsisters did this sort of thing with each other. You just never seen it with your own eyes until now!

  • Free porn survey

    September 10, 2018

    Are you the type who loves porn? If so, then you need to take this free survey,2787,2788,2789,2790 Answer each and every question and get a freebie afterwards. This is something that every porn lover needs to check out. You even get to see the world famous pornstar Dillion Harper. She’s showing plenty of cleavage and has a special message for you!

  • porno

    September 11, 2018

    I’ve just added a fresh new list. This is by far the biggest list to date. I hope you all are having a great week. Take care and happy link building.

  • Get laid today

    September 11, 2018

    Are you looking to get laid today? As in right this fucking minute? If so, then you need to check out This is the one site where you can get some action the same day you join. Don’t even fool around with Facebook and those other so called dating sites. You’re never going to get laid at any of those places. There’s all kinds of pussy just waiting for you to pound it silly here. Don’t forget to buy a box of condoms while you’re out today. You’re going to need them!

  • sa

    September 12, 2018

    thank you admin. nice article

  • Sexy adult cams

    September 13, 2018

    There’s absolutely nothing more fun than adult cams. You can spend all day long talking to sexy babes. That’s why the internet was invented. This site is full of nothing but the hottest girls who love to take it off. Check out and see for yourself. You’ll be amazed after just one visit. These girls are easy on the eyes and they know how to have a good time.

  • Best online dating

    September 13, 2018

    Are you sick and tired of being lonely? Why should you not have someone special in your life? Everyone deserves to find love. You can find that and a whole lot more at,2754,2755,2756 This is one of those sites where it’s super easy to hook up. You’ll meet all kinds of girls. Don’t sit on the couch and hang out online all night. Hook up with a chick and have yourself a little fun. Every guy deserves to have a gal in his life. What are you waiting on?! Connect with a cutie today and put a smile all over your face.

  • Hot adult fun

    September 14, 2018

    You’re not here to sip tea and eat cookies. What you want is a super good time in the wonderful world of adult. We’re talking about stuff that will make your dick hard. That’s what you should expect when visiting You aren’t going to be able to keep your hands off of yourself. Don’t even think twice about it. Head on over there and make your penis smile.

  • Best hookup site

    September 14, 2018

    Tired of not having a special someone? Maybe you just want to get laid and nothing else. It doesn’t matter what type of relationship you’re looking for. You can find it at,2754,2755,2756 There are plenty of single ladies here. The weekend is almost here. Find someone to spend it with. Who knows, you might even get lucky.

  • Sung Rifenburg gay cam

    September 15, 2018

    Cool! Interesting info over this web. It is pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be much more useful than ever before. I couldn’t resist commenting. I ‘ve spent 3 hours trying to find such informations. I’ll also share it with a couple of friends interested in it. I have just bookmarked this website. Now with the task done, I will enjoy some model trans cams. Thank you!! Greetings from Seattle!

  • Hardcore adult games

    September 15, 2018

    The world of video games will never be the same again. There’s nothing quite like,3512,3521,3522&nopop=1 on the entire internet. This is the most exciting hardcore adult video game out there. This is one of those games you can play for hours and hours without ever getting bored of it. Give it a try and let the games begin!

  • Luigi Guedry gay cam

    September 16, 2018

    Good! Interesting info over here. It’s pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the net will be a lot more useful than ever before. I couldn’t refrain from commenting. I ‘ve spent 3 hours looking for such infos. I will also share it with some friends interested in it. I have just bookmarked this web. Done with the job done, I going to watch some online shemale cams. Thank you!! Greetings from Phoenix!

  • Genaro Zea

    September 16, 2018

    I think the admin of this web site is actually working hard for his web site, because here every material is quality based stuff.

  • URL

    September 16, 2018

    Finally someone that knows what they’re talking about.

  • Sexy fat girls

    September 17, 2018

    Are you the type of guy who likes to look at fat girls naked? If so, then,2754,2755,2756 is the site you’ve been searching for. It’s full of nothing but sexy fat women. These big beautiful women are exactly what your eyeballs have been begging to see. Don’t be surprised if you pop a boner while looking at these hefty honeys. They’re full of curves and are exactly what your penis likes.

  • Click here

    September 19, 2018

    I like your blog/website very much.

  • instagram downloader

    September 19, 2018

    It was amazing reading this article and I believe you are totally right. Tell me in case you’re thinking about shareit for windows, this is my primary competency. I’m hoping to hear from you in the near future, take good care!

  • seo uzmanı

    September 19, 2018

    seo uzmanı olarak şirketimiz php seo hizmeti vermektedir günümüz ortamında site sahiplerinin php bilgisi nekadar iyi olsada php seo metotları arama motorlarında optimize edilmesi gereken hususlardan bir tanesi web siteniz nekadar iyi olsada arama motorlarına duyarlı olmasına özen gösterin. php seo uzmanlarımızdan destek alabilirsiniz sitenizi aramotorlarına duyarlı hale geçirelim.

  • ferragamo shoes gilt

    September 21, 2018

    Hey would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re using? I’m looking to start my own blog soon but I’m having a tough time selecting between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something unique. P.S Sorry for getting off-topic but I had to ask!

  • Tona Reho

    September 21, 2018

    Thanks for another excellent post. Where else could anybody get that kind of info in such a perfect way of writing? I’ve a presentation next week, and I am on the look for such info.

  • van su

    September 22, 2018

    J. Flávio.. existem MULHERES e mulherzinhas.. isso eu concordo.. Essa adolescentes que fazem isso por competição, na minha humilde opinião, são ocas!

Post a Comment