• Mississippi Governor Signs Law to Remove Flag With Confederate Emblem

    8 days ago - By NY Times

    The state flag, which features the blue bars and white stars of the Confederate battle flag, had flown over Mississippi for 126 years. It must be removed within 15 days.
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  • Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Abandoning State Flag With Confederate Emblem

    Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Abandoning State Flag With Confederate Emblem

    8 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    The symbol long associated with racism has flown over the state since 1894.
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  • Mississippi governor signs bill into law removing Confederate symbol from state flag

    8 days ago - By CNBC

    Mississippi is the last state to retain the Confederate emblem in its flag.
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  • Mississippi governor signs bill removing state flag with Confederate emblem

    8 days ago - By National Post

    Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill into law replacing the current state flag that includes a Confederate emblem, a gesture triggered by support across the United States to dismantle symbols of slavery and racism. The removal of the flag, a long-simmering source of controversy in one of the breakaway Southern states that fought in the 1860's American Civil War, follows the death of George Floyd, a Black man killed while in police custody in Minnesota.
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  • Mississippi Governor Signs Law Removing Confederate Design From State Flag

    8 days ago - By NPR

    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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  • Mississippi governor signs bill to retire state's Confederate-themed flag

    Mississippi governor signs bill to retire state's Confederate-themed flag

    8 days ago - By KSBW

    Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill Tuesday evening to retire the last state flag in the U.S. that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
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