Mississippi to Remove Confederate Symbol From State Flag.The state legislature passed a bill on Sunday to remove the emblem from the flag - the only remaining state flag to feature it.The legislation passed in the state House with a 91-23 vote and the state Senate in a 37-14 vote. It will be signed into law by Governor Tate Reeves.Finally, Mississippi decided to be one of the 50 states, and not the one state standing alone still bearing the emblem of a segregated society, NAACP president Derrick