Mississippi retiring its rebel-themed former flag to museum

Credit: Seattle Times- Published on July 1, 2020
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi officials are holding a ceremony Wednesday afternoon to relegate the former state flag to history, a day after Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a new law removing official status from the last state banner in the U.S. that included the Confederate battle emblem. Mississippi faced increasing...

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Published on July 1, 2020 -  00:36
Mississippi To Change Confederate State Flag To A New Design
Tate Reeves is set to sign a bill Tuesday evening in the southern state of Mississippi. The bill is to remove the Confederate emblem from the official Mississippi state flag. Mississippi is the only remaining state flag to feature the Confederate insignia, reports CNN. The Mississippi state Legislature made history on Sunday by passing a bill to retire the current flag. They will commission a few new designs a new one to be voted on in the fall.

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