Most schools with names tied to the Confederacy are in the South, were built or named after 1950, and have a student body that is majority non-white.
The maps (and the charts) created from this national database is quite revealing. At least 36 ‘Confederate-themed’ schools have changed their names since 2015 and I suspect that number will continue to grow in the coming years.
Tags: race, racism, landscape, historical, the South.
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