Mississippi votes to remove Confederate emblem from state flag

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Published on June 29, 2020 by

Senators in the US state of Mississippi have voted to replace the state flag, the last in the nation to display the Confederate battle emblem.
The Bill now goes to Republican Governor Tate Reeves to be signed into law.
Many see the current design as racist for its links to slavery in the South.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports.

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