June 29, 2020
Mississippi will have a new state flag without Confederate symbolism after a legislative supermajority voted to retire the 1894 design. The old state flag flew for the last time above the Capitol on Sunday, now consigned to history with the Confederacy it once honored. Photo by Nick Judin
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The contentious Mississippi state flag is officially no more today, consigned to history after a legislative supermajority voted Sunday to retire it for good.