"Nothing could ever right the wrongs of yesterday, but we can chart a better course for tomorrow and the next generation of Mississippians as we show the world that we are no longer mired to a tradition of intolerance."
President, Mississippi NAACP
"Flags should unite us and bring us together, not divide us. The tragic events in South Carolina and the evolving national debate over the state flag is a debate that should take place in Mississippi."
Mark Keenum, Ph.D.
President, Mississippi State University
"We're from the hospitality state. We like to brag that we're the most hospitable in the nation, yet we're holding onto a relic that some do care about, but for the most part is hurtful to not only people in our state, but people in the rest of our nation."
Miss Misssissippi 2015
Mississippi Onward PAC