Are you seeing more American flags these days or maybe flying one yourself? Tell us what the United States flag means to you and whether that has changed over time.
The state was the last one to include the Confederate battle emblem on its flag. Reuben Anderson, chair of the redesign commission, discusses the proposals and what the change means for Mississippi.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Mississippi state Sen. Derrick Simmons, a Democrat, after lawmakers in that state voted on Sunday to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.
Mississippi state lawmakers cleared the path for legislation to remove and redesign the 126-year-old state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem. The governor said he will sign it.
The car's driver says it honors first responders. Last week, NASCAR banned the Confederate battle flag from its events. A black driver recently unveiled a Black Lives Matter paint scheme.
The star of CNBC's The Profit has settled a yearlong dispute with a North Carolina city over a huge U.S. flag at the reality TV star's recreational vehicle store.
Saying the flag immortalizes an era of racial segregation, the Equality Court rules that it is "a vivid symbol of white supremacy and black disenfranchisement and suppression."
As a child, I found my father's love of the national anthem utterly bewildering. His was the generation of men born free but shackled by bigotry. So why did he sound so proud, singing that song?
A nation's flag can help define its identity. But only one seems to intricately link the history and character of a people to their homeland's fare.