Jackson, MS to Rename School After Obama, Ditching Confederate Name

HeadlineOct 23, 2017
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And in Jackson, Mississippi, the local school board has voted overwhelmingly to rename the Davis International Baccalaureate Elementary School after President Barack Obama. The campaign began after a former fourth grader at the school wrote a book review of a biography of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis—after whom the school is named.

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