A School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed After President Obama

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A dominantly black public school in Mississippi named after Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States in the 1860s, will be renamed after former President Barrack Obama, according to a report released Wednesday. Stakeholders in the school voted earlier this month at the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting to change the elementary school’s name…



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  1. Randall

    Yes ragtop I’m serious. They’re renaming a failing school after Obama not the USS Ronald Reagan or the Washington Monument.

  2. 83ragtop50

    “Jefferson Davis, although infamous in his own right, would probably not be too happy about a diverse school promoting the education of the very individuals he fought to keep enslaved being named after him,” Davis Magnet IB PTA President Janelle Jefferson told the board.

    So this lady is channeling Jeff Davison? Her comment is a racist and is uncalled for.

  3. Randall

    Better to name a school after Obama than an aircraft carrier .

    1. 83ragtop50

      Really? Are you serious? I would rather name a school after Lassie or Rin-Tin-Tin than give the honor to a failed president. I mean no disrespect toward Lassie of Rin-Tin-Tin.

  4. Jim Forsythe

    This is disgusting! Jefferson Davis was a hero who tried to save the South. Obama is a loser who tried to destroy this country.

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