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  1. US school to be named after Barack ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    A public school in Mississippi is to drop the name of the Civil War leader of the pro-slavery South and be named after the first black US president, Barack Obama, the local newspaper reported. The move in Jackson, Mississippi, comes amid a national debate over a campaign to remove statues and other monuments to generals and leaders of the 1861-1865 Confederacy.

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