Students at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, also known as Ole Miss, are having a vote this afternoon.
They'll be deciding to whether or not to remove the Mississippi state flag from campus.
Its design features the Confederate battle flag, which represented Confederate states during the U.S. Civil War.
In recent decades, there's been a lot of controversy over the Confederate flag.
A number of groups in the South have pushed for its removal from public buildings and state capitals.
They see it as a symbol of racism.
This summer, South Carolina's government voted to remove the Confederate battle flag from its capital, after a racially motivated shooting in the state.
Yesterday, Green County, Tennessee, was considering the flag over its court house.
Supporters see it as a symbol of wartime sacrifice, history and Southern heritage.
Several U.S. states including Mississippi still maintains some form of Confederate design in their state flags.
In the charming southern city of Oxford, Mississippi, relics of the Confederacy are pervasive.
This week, the university of Mississippi associated student body senate will vote on a resolution to try and remove one of those symbols, the Mississippi state flag.
The explanation of why lies largely in the past.
Twenty-year-old sophomore Senator Allen Coon introduced the proposal to take down the flag.
We've flown this symbol of oppression, we defended it, we fought for it and it's time to recognize that that was a mistake.