Mississippi flag comes down again in Ocean Springs

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. —The Mississippi state flag with the Confederate battle emblem has once again been removed from a city hall.For years, the flag was absent from city buildings in Ocean Springs. Republican Shea Dobson ordered that it be put back up when he became mayor in July.

WLOX-TV reported Dobson removed the flag from display Tuesday after hearing repeatedly from residents who called the flag racist. He said the flag was a distraction.

All eight of Mississippi’s public universities and several cities and counties have stopped flying the flag, the last state banner featuring the Confederate emblem…

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