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The Mississippi secessionist flag was banned in 1865 at the close of the Civil War, when the U.S. government banned the use of symbols of treason by the states in the union.

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Mississippi Flag: A Symbol of Hate or Reconciliation?

Kitsaa Stevens is arguably one of the more passionate defenders of the current Mississippi state flag, which has included the most notorious Confederate battle emblem in its canton since 1894.


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