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There Are Still 105 Schools Named After Confederate Figures
There Are Still Over 100 Schools Named After Confederate Figures The Southern Poverty Law Center has been on the case. These schools are named for Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and others. More than 129,000 students attend those schools. Students of color say they feel uncomfortable walking into Confederate-named schools. Black Texas student Joralen Mauldin Some schools are finally catching up to the 21st century. J. E. B. Stuart Elementary in Richmond, Virginia, changed its name to Barack Obama Elementary School. The North East Independent School District in Texas Or LEE High for short. In Tulsa, the former Lee School School should be a place where every student feels welcome.