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The American Governor of Mississippi Tate Reeves signed a law to replace the flag. It is reported CBS News.
The reason for this decision was the symbolism of the Confederate, who was present on the flag since 1894. “There is a difference between monuments and flags. The monument recognizes and honors our past. The flag is a symbol of our present, of our people and our future. For these reasons we need a new symbol,” said Reeves.
It is unknown what will be depicted on the future state flag.
The intention to change the racist flag of Mississippi power announced on 27 June. Then Reeves said that the task of uniting the people of this state, standing in front of him, even harder than fighting the coronavirus or the consequences of tornadoes and floods.
In June, the Democratic party members of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress, led by speaker Nancy Pelosi has decided to play for the dismantling of the statues of Confederate slave owners, exhibited in the Capitol. Democrats began drafting the law for the return of monuments back to the Museum or to the States that they represent.
Officially slavery was banned in 1863, however, a number of southern regions of the United States continued to resist. Thus, the final cancellation order was achieved in 1865. So, on June 19, 1865 slavery was officially banned in Texas. He was the last of the Confederation of the southern States, where he argued the new legislation. June 19 is celebrated annually in 47 of the 50 States in the country.
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