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Greenville is taking down the State flag

GREENVILLE, Miss.- Another city has chosen to remove the Mississippi State Flag.

The Greenville City Council voted 4-2 to remove the Mississippi State flag from city properties and buildings. Mississippi does not ask cities to fly the flag, but many are choosing to take it down anyway.

Rev. Roosevelt Johnson spoke to councilmen that his group was not trying to infringe on anyones opinion, but they believe that removing the flag would eliminate the divide between whites and blacks.

Carolyn Weathers and Ann Hollowell voted against the removal stating that they believe the decision should be left up to the state reports the Delta Democrat.

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