|Confederate emblems 'treason,' says head of rights group
Updated Jul 01, 03:31 PM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) â€” The national president of a civil-rights group says Confederate symbols represent "treason" and should be removed from public objects, including the Mississippi state flag. Charles Steele Jr., head of the Atlanta-based Southern Christian Leadership Conference, said Wednesday at the Mississippi Capitol that Confederate names should disappear from streets and structures. ...