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Miss. debates Confederate symbol on state flag

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Mississippi lawmakers could vote in the next few days to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against racial injustice.. (June 27)
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Mississippi to Remove Confederate Symbol From State Flag The state legislature passed a bill on Sunday to remove the emblem from the flag - the only remaining state flag to feature it. The legislation passed in the state House with a 91-23 vote and the state Senate in a 37-14 vote. It will be signed...

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Mississippi has officially retired the last state flag in the US with the Confederate battle emblem.Republican governor Tate Reeves signed the historic bill on Tuesday at the Governor's Mansion, immediately removing official status for the 126-year-old banner that has been a source of division for generations.β€œThis is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead our Mississippi family to come together, to be reconciled and to move on," Mr Reeves said just before the signing.

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The Mississippi State Flag with the embedded Confederate Battle symbol was lowered from the state Capitol for the last time.

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Mississippi is moving closer to removing a confederate emblem from its state flag after a bipartisan resolution by almost a dozen lawmakers to change the logo...
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