After widespread protests against racial injustice focused renewed attention on symbols of the Confederacy, state officials faced increasing pressure over the flag.

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  • Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove Confederate emblem from flag
    Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to surrender the Confederate battle emblem from their state flag, triggering raucous applause and cheers more than a century after white supremacist legislators ...
    06/28/2020 - 10:19 pm | View Link
  • Mississippi House, Senate vote to remove Confederate icon from state flag
    Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to replace the state flag, the last in the nation to feature the Confederate battle emblem.
    06/28/2020 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove Confederate icon from flag
    Mississippi has faced mounting pressure to change its flag during the past month amid international protests against racial injustice in the United States.
    06/28/2020 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove Confederate emblem from state flag
    Cheering and applause erupted after the House and Senate voted in succession to retire the flag Mississippi lawmakers voted on Sunday to surrender the Confederate battle emblem from their state flag, ...
    06/28/2020 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove the Confederate symbol from state flag
    Mississippi is the last US state to feature the Confederate emblem on its flag, and its removal follows largescale protests against systemic racism.
    06/28/2020 - 1:01 pm | View Link
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