Mississippi flag design process: Elvis has left the building — Mississippi Business Journal

The new Mississippi state flag will not include beer cans, crawfish, a caramel cake, Elvis or Kermit the Frog. Mississippi recently retired the last state banner with the Confederate battle emblem that’s widely condemned as racist. A nine-member commission will recommend a replacement that cannot include the Confederate symbol and must have the phrase, “In…

via Mississippi flag design process: Elvis has left the building — Mississippi Business Journal.

Update: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/agency-swats-down-prospect-of-mosquito-flag-for-mississippi/ar-BB17Q70n the mosquito flag has been removed from consideration due to a typo.

I am glad many didn’t make the cut as some were bad and others would have been copyright or trademark violations. I am not sure why the oddball one made the cut squeaked through, other than one or more of the flag commissioners picked it.

Many of the remaining designs have magnolias and stars. Some have wavy lines that could represent the waters of the Mississippi River or the Gulf of Mexico. The oddball among the survivors has a giant mosquito surrounded by a circle of stars.



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