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Updated: 31st December 1969 17:00Mississippi

Mississippi

At least eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 after in-person classes resumed last week.
These counties had high rates of lynchings. Now their schools are more likely to paddle Black children, a new study reveals.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves shows how difficult it would be to achieve herd immunity.
At least 10 other people who work in the Mississippi Capitol have also been diagnosed with COVID-19.

The symbol long associated with racism has flown over the state since 1894.
Jason Shelton wants his residents to wear a mask to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The state House and Senate voted to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state's flag — the last in the country to include the hate symbol.
The state's Republican governor has said he would approve a measure to remove the racist symbol.
The five-time Grammy winner and Magnolia State native called the flag "a direct symbol of terror" for the Black community.