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As Symbols of the Confederacy Fall, Activists Say Mississippi’s Flag Should Be Next

NYTimes.com Sunday, 21 June 2020 ()
A renewed challenge to the state flag, the only one with the Confederate battle flag embedded in it, has stirred a familiar debate between tradition and changed views on race.
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News video: Activists say Mississippi's flag should be brought down

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Five years ago, following the massacre of Black parishioners by a white supremacist at a South Carolina church, the University of Mississippi lowered the state flag for the last time as Confederate symbols were being brought down across the South.

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