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By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Republican governor signed the bill Tuesday afternoon, just two days after legislators passed it. Amid protests over racial injustice, Mississippi was under increasing pressure to lose a symbol that many see as racist.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
Wallace is the only Black driver at NASCAR's top level. He successfully pushed the stock car series to ban the Confederate flag at its venues less than two weeks ago.
By Jenna Fryer, Associated Press
More than 150 years after the Civil War, monuments, schools and roads across the country still bear the names of Confederate leaders. But amidst recent protests demanding racial equality, there is a renewed push to take down the monuments and…
By Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford, Ali Rogin
NASCAR’s decision to ban the Confederate flag represents a major shift for a sport at whose races they have been ubiquitous. Successfully pushing for the ban this week was Bubba Wallace, a driver in NASCAR’s top series. He joins Amna…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The House would block people seeking to commemorate veterans of the Confederate States of America from flying the Confederate Battle Flag over mass graves on the two days a year that flag displays are permitted.
By Laura Santhanam
Alabama removed the Confederate battle flag from a Confederate memorial on the statehouse grounds Wednesday.
Major retailers Wal-Mart and Sears announced that they will no longer sell Confederate battle flag merchandise in their stores, but a spike in online sales on Amazon suggests that some people are turning elsewhere to buy the controversial emblem.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
In dueling decisions Thursday about free speech, the Supreme Court upheld Texas' refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag and struck down an Arizona town's restrictions on temporary signs put up by a small church.
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