Mississippi Governor Signs Law Removing Confederate Design From State Flag

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The retired flag, which dates to 1894, includes the Confederate battle flag. A commission will propose a new flag, and voters will consider it in November.

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The retired flag, which dates to 1894, includes the Confederate battle flag. A commission will propose a new flag, and voters will consider it in November.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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