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Magnolia could replace old Confederate symbol on Mississippi flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters will decide whether to accept a new state flag featuring a magnolia to replace an old one legislators retired because it included the Confederate battle emblem.

Mississippi removes Confederate symbol from flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi will retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem, more than a century after white supremacist legislators adopted the design. A broad coalition of lawmakers -- Black and white, Democrat and Republican -- voted Sunday (June 28) for change as the state faced increasing pressure amid nationwide protests against racial injustice.