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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.
His office announced a signing ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion, two days after a broad coalition of legislators passed the landmark measure to change the flag.
— ABC News (@ABC) June 30, 2020
The article goes on to state the following:
As soon as the Republican governor signed the bill, the flag lost its official status.
Critics say the battle emblem is inappropriate, especially in a state with a black population of 38%, and considering it was used by the Ku Klux Klan.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a landmark bill that retires the last state flag bearing the Confederate battle emblem. https://t.co/MFwguKwzKm
— KSL 5 TV (@KSL5TV) June 30, 2020
With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem – a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist.https://t.co/TG1TaEWprS
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 30, 2020
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