The movement to remove the Confederate emblem from our country's symbology is sweeping the nation following the Charleston church massacre. Dylan Roof, the alleged perpetrator, was photographed holding the Confederate flag.
Mississippi lawmakers are reportedly proposing new legislation to remove the Confederate symbol from the state flag.
Following the massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17th, when nine innocent churchgoers were shot dead.
Image courtesy of Getty Images. The state flag of Mississippi, which incorporates the flag of the Confederate States of America in the top left corner, is displayed with the flags of the other 49 states and territories in the tunnel connecting the senate office building and the U.S. Capitol June 23, 2015 in Washington, DC.
According to the Guardian, Kenny Jones, a Mississippi state senator, along with other state officials, would consider removing the symbol and changing the flag ahead of January's legislative session.
Currently, the state of Mississippi is the only state that has the Confederate emblem in its flag.
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