Mississippi votes to remove Confederate symbol from state flag

JACKSON (UNITED STATES) - Lawmakers in Mississippi voted Sunday to remove the Confederate battle standard from the state flag, after nationwide protests drew renewed attention to symbols of the United States' racist past.

Mississippi votes to remove Confederate symbol from state flag
JACKSON (UNITED STATES) - Lawmakers in Mississippi voted Sunday to remove the Confederate battle standard from the state flag, after nationwide protests drew renewed attention to symbols of the United States' racist past.