Southern rock group Confederate Railroad lead singer Danny Shirley
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July 09, 2019 - 1:10 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Country rock band Confederate Railroad has been barred from performing at an Illinois state fair because of its use of the Confederate flag, setting off a firestorm by southern Illinois fans who believe they’re under Chicago liberals’ thumb of political correctness. The...
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Mississippi flag
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April 26, 2019 - 8:21 pm
By MIKE CATALINI/Associated Press New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the Mississippi flag, which carries a Confederate emblem, be replaced by the American flag at a state park that overlooks the Statue of Liberty. Murphy ordered the removal of Mississippi's flag from a display of...
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Laurin Stennis, designer of alternative Mississippi flag
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April 17, 2019 - 7:33 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (KFTK) — Starting July 1, Mississippi residents will be able to get license plates without the state flag's Confederate battle emblem on it, if they so choose. According to Fox News , Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Tuesday to allow the state to sell variations of license plates such...
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