Gulfport rep steps into lead role in Black Caucus

JACKSON – Democratic Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes of Gulfport is stepping into a new leadership role as chairwoman of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus….

…“I’m still being optimistic and looking forward to a resolution addressing the flag,” Williams-Barnes said.

She said the Black Caucus has not discussed what a new state flag should look like, but: “I think the main thing is removal of the Confederate image, so that the flag represents all of Mississippi.”