Skip to comments.Richmond school drops Confederate name in favor of Barack Obama
Posted on 06/19/2018 6:09:27 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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.
Members of the school's community submitted ideas for a new name and students at the Richmond school, which is 95% African-American, voted among seven choices. The top three finalists were: Barack Obama, Northside and Wishtree.
Last year, a school board in Mississippi dropped the name Jefferson Davis, for the president of the Confederacy, in favor of naming an elementary school after America's 44th president.
Also on Monday, the Tulsa, Oklahoma, school board voted to rename Columbus and Chouteau elementary schools, but delayed the vote on what to call another elementary school that is named for Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
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I AM GOING TO PUKE!
Will this stain on America ever go away? I know the answer.
The Kenyanesian Usurper should not have so much as an outhouse named after him.
Both sad and sickening
Because BOTH parties wanted the natural protections of the natural born citizen requirement eliminated.
The insanity continues.
All changes arent permanent but change is. In a few years maybe well see another new name.
Reminds be off Barack Obama Blvd just off of beautiful Riviera Beach in N. Palm Beach ghetto. Absolutely unsafe as an approach to Singer Island.
You would think he deserves the Nobel Prize. Oh wait!
And the fundamental transformation of These Once United States marches merrily along. Santayana was so very prescient.
Dumber than a pile of dung.
Hmmmmm. I guess they could change my HS’s name to Benjamin Siegel or John Gotti High? That might have been in my time, but today it might be Putin High.
In America we do not name things after living people.
They need to fix that.
And we know these pupils will not be taught the truth about the Obama pResidency. Very sad for our future.
My junior high was once named for Chief Justice Earl Warren. About 20 years ago, it was changed to "Creekside", which makes no sense whatsoever.
Castro Valley is about 15 miles south of Berkeley, which explains its uber-liberalness. I left after high school, never to return. The Army brought me to Texas after college (in Washington)...except for four years in Germany, I've been a naturalized Texan for over 40 years.
I'm so glad CNN is around to keep us up-to-date with the latest school naming decisions.
Mmmm mmmm mmmm!
No, the Richmond school vote was yesterday.
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