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Richmond school drops Confederate name in favor of Barack Obama

8 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

RICHMOND, Va. - A Richmond, Virginia, elementary school will switch its name from that of a Confederate general to that of the nation's first black President.
On Monday, the Richmond school board voted to rename J.E.B. Stuart Elementary as Barack Obama Elementary School, reported CNN affiliate WTVR.
This school in Virginia is switching its name from that of a Confederate general to Barack Obama Elementary School pic.twitter.com/R5xAMGK6QC
- CNN June 19, 2018
Members of the school's community submitted ideas for a new name and students at the Richmond school, which is 95% African-American...
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Elementary school drops Confederate name in favor of Barack Obama

Elementary school drops Confederate name in favor of Barack Obama

8 monthes ago   |   By WISN

A Virginia elementary school will switch its name from that of a Confederate general to that of the nation's first black president.
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