Most of our records are at the William F. Winter Archives & History Building, and not online. (WTOK) - The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag will vote on a new design for the Mississippi state flag Wednesday. The NCAA’s announcement came on Juneteenth, which celebrates the June 19, 1865 proclamation of slave emancipation. The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag is in charge of the selection process, which received nearly 3,000 submissions in the first phase of the redesign process. "The New Magnolia," … Voting ended at 12 noon on September 1st, 2020. "But this time around it just seems like people are looking forward to what we'll have as a new flag and not what we are dealing with in the old flag. Watch the 2 Your Health report for Thursday,... Watch the 2 Your Health report for Wednesday,... CareSouth Baton Rouge distributes fresh fruit, veggies in honor of National Health Center Week. Both houses of the Mississippi legislature voted in favor of a redesign of the state flag … Under the flower rests the words, "In God we trust.". Two college sports organizations leveraged their power. Former White House chief of staff John Kelly allegedly issued a strong rebuke of President Trump's character. If voters accept the commission’s proposal, that design will become the new flag. The banner was the last state flag … Cool start to a sunny weekend, warmth returns soon. hide caption. Now, he says, there's no specific design that he likes best. Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians This star represents our first peoples, the indigenous Native American tribes of the land that would become Mississippi. Rudy Giuliani called concerns about how and why he allegedly obtained Hunter Biden's documents "a bunch of bullshit" on Friday. hide caption. Distance Learning There are twenty marks on the shield: eighteen vertical lines in red representing the three nations that occupied the Mississippi Territory (Spain, France, and Great Britain), and two white river waves representing the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. The public submitted nearly 3,000 proposals for a new Mississippi flag, featuring magnolias, stars, a Gulf Coast lighthouse and more. The final results of the non-scientific, non-binding poll are displayed below, filtered to remove duplicate, suspicious or non-US votes. Volunteer Locations Volunteer Opportunities See all the ways you can help preserve and share our history through volunteer, internship and career opportunities. An award-winning reference publication for history projects, papers and reports. Reuben Anderson (left), former Mississippi Supreme Court justice, hands the Mississippi state flag to Pamela Junior, director of the Two Mississippi Museums, in Jackson, Miss., on July 1, after a bill was signed into law that would replace the state flag that includes a Confederate emblem. Get to know our resources, then visit our reading rooms. Historic Objects Collection Learn more about the most extensive collection of archaeological artifacts, archival records, and historic objects that span 13,000 years of Mississippi history. Cold front day! DENHAM SPRINGS - A neighborhood at odds with... Home finally elevated in Gonzales after repeat flooding. Do Gary Cohen, Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez have a home with Steve Cohen’s Mets? “The mosquito flag advanced to Round Two due to a typo in a list of flag numbers submitted by one commissioner,” the commission said in a statement Tuesday. What can MDAH Volunteers Do? Boil water advisory in effect for parts of Donaldsonville. Find upcoming programs and events that explore Mississippi's many stories. President Trump hinted at opening new doors for the Republican candidate who loses Georgia's heated Senate special election. Published in 1949, Welty's third short story collection is. If they reject it, commissioners will draw a new design and that will go on the ballot later. Mississippi Department of Archives and History via AP, We Insist: A Timeline Of Protest Music In 2020, Confederate emblems and monuments across the country, protests and demonstrations for racial justice, statues of Confederate generals were removed, Republican Gov. See how the Historic Preservation professionals at MDAH can help Mississippi communities and federal Tribes preserve historic architecture and archaeology. The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag selected the following two designs to advance to the final round. BATON ROUGE - Former East Baton Rouge Parish... Assistant police chief resigns after cyberstalking arrest. Download ready-made guides for seven historic destinations. House Bill 1796 established the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag. South Dakota Gov. Our archives library is only one of many locations we operate.