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Mississippi set to remove Confederate emblem from its flag

Mississippi is on the verge of changing its state flag to erase a Confederate battle emblem that’s broadly condemned as racist

The flag’s supporters resisted efforts to change it for decades, but rapid developments in recent weeks have changed dynamics on this issue in the tradition-bound state.

  • JACKSON-The Associated Press
  • Hurriyet

As protests against racial injustice recently spread across the U.S., including Mississippi, leaders from business, religion, education and sports have spoken forcefully against the…

Legislators are expected to start voting on June 28 to remove the current flag from state law.

A commission would design a…

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