The city of Gulfport flies the current state flag and the "Magnolia" flag that flew over Mississippi from 1861 to 1894 when the current state flag was put into use.
The city of Gulfport flies the current state flag and the "Magnolia" flag that flew over Mississippi from 1861 to 1894 when the current state flag was put into use. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File
The city of Gulfport flies the current state flag and the "Magnolia" flag that flew over Mississippi from 1861 to 1894 when the current state flag was put into use. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File

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  • She says people who have a problem with her Confederate flag purse need a history lesson

    Shavon Morris of Gulfport said other blacks give her a hard time for her purse with a Confederate battle flag on it, but she says they don’t know their history. To Morris, the flag represents personal freedom, and the flag itself didn’t do anything to hurt anybody.