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Mississippi to remove Confederate emblem from its flag

2 days ago by The Denver Post

Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to surrender the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, more than a century after white supremacist legislators ...

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Mississippi Legislature passes bill to eliminate Confederate symbol ...

3 days ago by NBC News

Mississippi lawmakers voted to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has flown for more than 120 years.

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Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove Confederate emblem from ...

3 days ago by The Guardian

Governor Tate Reeves has indicated he will sign the bill to replace the state flag and create a commission to design a new one.

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Mississippi state legislature passes bill to remove confederate ...

3 days ago by CNN

The Mississippi state legislature on Sunday passed a bill to remove the Confederate emblem from their flag in a historic referendum on the only remaining state ...

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Mississippi lawmakers vote to change state flag: No Confederate ...

3 days ago by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Gov. Tate Reeves has pledged he will sign it. The flag will come down within days.

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Mississippi furls state flag with Confederate emblem after 126 years

3 days ago by Mississippi Today

A nine-member commission will be appointed to develop a new state flag design that must be approved by voters on the November 2020 ballot.

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Mississippi furls state flag with Confederate emblem after 126 years
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Look away, Dixie: Mississippi to lose rebel emblem from flag

3 days ago by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to surrender the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, more than a century after white supremacist legislators ...

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Look away, Dixie: Mississippi to lose rebel emblem from flag
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Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Retire State Flag Rooted in the ...

3 days ago by The New York Times

The flag, which has flown since 1894, is poised to come down, becoming yet another emblem of the Confederacy to be removed across the South.

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Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Retire State Flag Rooted in the ...
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Changing the state flag: How Mississippi legislators made history in ...

3 days ago by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Both chambers of the Mississippi Legislature have passed the bill to take down the state flag, which contains the Confederate battle emblem.

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Mississippi Close to Removing Rebel Emblem From Its Flag | Voice of America - English

3 days ago by Voice of America

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. As protests against racial injustice recently spread across the U.S., including Mississippi, ...

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Mississippi close to removing Confederate emblem from its flag

3 days ago by The Denver Post

Mississippi legislators were working Sunday to change the state flag by removing a Confederate battle emblem that's broadly condemned as racist.

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Mississippi close to removing Confederate emblem from its flag
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Mississippi state flag: Legislature passes bill to change state flag ...

3 days ago by CNN

The Mississippi state legislature -- both the House and Senate -- passed a bill on Sunday to change the state's flag in a historic step toward removing the flag's ...

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Mississippi House and Senate vote to remove Confederate icon ...

3 days ago by Washington Post

Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to replace the state flag, the last in the nation to feature the Confederate battle emblem. The House and then the Senate ...

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LIVE UPDATES: House, Senate pass bill to change Mississippi state ...

3 days ago by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Both chambers of the Mississippi Legislature have passed the bill to take down the state flag, which contains the Confederate battle emblem.

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LIVE UPDATES: House, Senate pass bill to change Mississippi state ...
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Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove rebel emblem from flag

3 days ago by ABC News

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi will surrender the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag, more than a century after white supremacist legislators ...

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AP Analysis: Debate Shifts on Rebel-themed Mississippi Flag

3 days ago by Jackson Free Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag evokes strong emotions, and for decades it has been a volatile issue that many ...

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AP Analysis: Debate Shifts on Rebel-themed Mississippi Flag
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Mississippi state flag: House passes bill that could result in removal ...

3 days ago by CNN

The Mississippi state House of Representatives on Sunday passed a bill to change the state's flag, setting up a vote in the state Senate that could result in the ...

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LIVE UPDATES: House passes bill to change Mississippi state flag ...

3 days ago by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Follow along here for updates on the Legislature Sunday. Lawmakers passed resolutions Saturday that paved the way to changing the state flag.

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Mississippi close to removing rebel emblem from its flag

3 days ago by ABC News

Mississippi legislators are working to change he state flag to erase a Confederate battle emblem that's broadly condemned as racist.

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Mississippi close to removing rebel emblem from its flag
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Mississippi House votes to remove Confederate icon from state flag

3 days ago by Washington Post

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

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Mississippi House votes to remove Confederate icon from state flag
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Former Ole Miss guard Blake Hinson says Confederate symbol on ...

3 days ago by CBSSports.com

Hinson, a former top-150 recruit who transferred to Iowa State, is 'proud not to represent that flag anymore'

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Former Ole Miss guard Blake Hinson says Confederate symbol on ...
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Analysis: Debate shifts on rebel-themed Mississippi flag

3 days ago by San Francisco Chronicle

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag evokes strong emotions, and for decades it has been a volatile issue that many ...

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Analysis: Debate shifts on rebel-themed Mississippi flag
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Mississippi legislators expected to debate removal of Confederate ...

3 days ago by Washington Post

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

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Mississippi legislators expected to debate removal of Confederate ...
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Mississippi works to drop rebel flag image

3 days ago by Houma Courier

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Spectators at the Mississippi Capitol broke into cheers and applause Saturday as lawmakers took a big step toward erasing the ...

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Elton Hayes | College sports community takes stand in Mississippi ...

3 days ago by TribDem.com

The Magnolia State's transition from regional to mainstream media began last Friday when the NCAA announced it would prohibit schools in the state from ...

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Mississippi moves to strip Confederate image from its flag

3 days ago by Outlook India

Jackson (US), Jun 28 (AP) Spectators at the Mississippi Capitol broke into applause Saturday as lawmakers took the first steps toward erasing the Confederate ...

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Former Ole Miss guard Blake Hinson says Mississippi flag played ...

3 days ago by ESPN

Former Ole Miss guard Blake Hinson said the Confederate symbol on the state flag of Mississippi played a role in his decision to transfer to Iowa State.

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Mississippi poised to remove Confederate symbol from flag with vote ...

3 days ago by Magnolia State Live

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 ...

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Mississippi set to remove Confederate emblem from its flag

3 days ago by ABC News

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

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Mississippi set to remove Confederate emblem from its flag
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. took 'initiative' to remove Mississippi state flag ...

1 week ago by Yahoo Sports

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. removed the Mississippi flag from his firesuit after discussions with Bubba Wallace. The flag's design includes the Confederate flag.

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Miss. St. RB Kylin Hill vows not to play unless state flag is changed

1 week ago by ESPN

Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill says he will sit out the 2020 football season unless the state flag is changed.

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Miss. St. RB Kylin Hill vows not to play unless state flag is changed
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Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill 'won't represent the state' until ...

1 week ago by CBSSports.com

Hill is the latest athlete to use his platform for change.

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Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill 'won't represent the state' until ...
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Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill says he won't represent 'this State ...

1 week ago by Jackson Clarion Ledger

STARKVILLE – Mississippi's state flag has been a hot button issue for decades. Conversations about the Confederate emblem that is displayed on it have ...

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Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill says he won't represent 'this State ...
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Tensions are high as Mississippi state flag debate continues

1 week ago by WJTV

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) – Tensions are high and the lines are drawn on the future of Mississippi's controversial state flag. The flag still flies amidst strong ...

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Tensions are high as Mississippi state flag debate continues
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Tunica County officials vote to stop flying Mississippi state flag

1 week ago by WMC

The board unanimously passed a resolution to remove the flag from all county buildings and properties.

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Tunica County officials vote to stop flying Mississippi state flag
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Laurin Stennis to end push to replace Mississippi state flag with her ...

1 week ago by Biloxi Sun Herald

Laurin Stennis, granddaughter of segregationist Senator John C. Stennis, is stepping aside from the push to change the Mississippi state flag with Confederate ...

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Laurin Stennis to end push to replace Mississippi state flag with her ...
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Stennis Flag designer steps down to avoid family name from ...

1 week ago by Magnolia State Live

The designer of a highly-touted new Mississippi state flag design said she would step back from the effort to change Mississippi's flag to avoid her name causing ...

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'Stennis Flag' becomes 'Hospitality Flag' as creator steps down

1 week ago by WTOK

Laurin Stennis announced on social media that she was stepping away from the push for the “Stennis Flag”, because her late grandfather was at one time a ...

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'Stennis Flag' becomes 'Hospitality Flag' as creator steps down
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UM Law group Forward Mississippi issues statement in support of ...

1 week ago by Oxford Eagle

The Forward Mississippi committee released a statement on Friday calling for the support of the Stennis Flag. Forward Mississippi is a subgroup on campus that ...

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UM Law group Forward Mississippi issues statement in support of ...
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Gov. Tate Reeves dismisses proposal calling for two state flags in ...

1 week ago by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Gov. Tate Reeves said he doesn't think a proposal calling for two state flags is a viable alternative.

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Gov. Tate Reeves dismisses proposal calling for two state flags in ...
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Mississippi Governor Shoots Down 'Separate but Equal' Option For ...

1 week ago by Forbes

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has rejected a call among some state legislators that would like to see Mississippi adopt a second official state flag alongside the ...

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Mississippi Governor Shoots Down 'Separate but Equal' Option For ...
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Mississippi governor says creating second flag 'does not meet the ...

1 week ago by WTVA

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Gov. Tate Reeves is not in favor of creating a second flag to represent the state of Mississippi. Mississippi's state flag currently ...

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No more 'Stennis flag': Creator removes name from popular ...

1 week ago by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Laurin Stennis is the granddaughter of U.S. Sen. John C. Stennis. She cites the "hurt and potential harm" of her last name in the decision.

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'Perfect example of systemic racism': Why athletes asked the NCAA ...

1 week ago by Mississippi Today

Dozens of current and former athletes asked the NCAA to ban postseason events in Mississippi until state leaders change the state flag.

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Mississippi gov rejects 'separate but equal' 2-flag plan

1 week ago by Tacoma News Tribune

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves says he opposes having two state flags, as some lawmakers want.

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Mississippi gov rejects 'separate but equal' 2-flag plan
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No MLB-player deal yet...Mississippi flag fallout...PGA tees it up in ...

1 week ago by WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

UNDATED (AP) — Baseball players and Major League Baseball are still butting heads over plans to start the coronavirus-delayed season. The players have ...

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Bill to change Mississippi flag may not make it out of committee

1 week ago by WAPT Jackson

Prospects for the vote in the Mississippi Legislature to change the state's controversial flag appear all but dead.

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Bill to change Mississippi flag may not make it out of committee
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SEC's Greg Sankey stands against Mississippi flag; Mississippi ...

1 week ago by al.com

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said it is past time for the state of Mississippi to change the flag.

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Mike Leach offers statement regarding Mississippi state flag

1 week ago by 247Sports

After SEC commissioner Greg Sankey called for the state flag of Mississippi to change due to its confederate ties, SEC members Mississippi State and Ole Miss ...

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Mike Leach offers statement regarding Mississippi state flag
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Mississippi's State Flag Still Honors The Confederacy — But For ...

1 week ago by Forbes

As Confederate statues are being removed from prominence across America, Mississippi is the only state that still incorporates the “stars and bars” of the ...

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SEC Commissioner: 'It is past time for change to be made to the flag ...

1 week ago by WLBT

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, has now weighed in to the Mississippi flag controversy. In a tweet posted by the ...

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SEC Warns Mississippi Over Confederate Emblem on State Flag

1 week ago by The New York Times

The league's statement will place new pressure on Mississippi lawmakers. But it may not make much difference.

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SEC Warns Mississippi Over Confederate Emblem on State Flag
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SEC commissioner warns Mississippi: Lose flag or lose conference ...

1 week ago by WBRZ

The Southeastern Conference released a statement Thursday warning that potential SEC championship events will no longer be held in the State of Mississippi ...

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OPINION: Mississippi Flag Representing Chattel Slavery Must Go Now

1 week ago by Jackson Free Press

"We are currently in a season of change; the winds of change are blowing away old ways of thinking and old symbols of white supremacy."

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SEC to Mississippi: Change Confederate-themed flag or risk losing ...

1 week ago by NBC News

NCAA's Southeastern Conference told Mississippi officials Thursday to change the Confederate-decor on its flag or face losing games.

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Commissioner threatens no SEC championships in Mississippi until ...

1 week ago by ESPN

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey threatened to not host any future conference championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its flag.

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Commissioner threatens no SEC championships in Mississippi until ...