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-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. 
  
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-[[//​www.youtube.com/​embed/​yGExxUrdKyw|external page]]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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-The Clarion-Ledger said Davis International Baccalaureate Elementary School, whose enrollment is 98 percent black, will be renamed Barack Obama Magnet International Baccalaureate Elementary School next year. 
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-Janelle Jefferson, head of the parent-teacher association,​ informed the Jackson school board of the plan to rename the school at a meeting on Tuesday evening, the newspaper said. 
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-"​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," Jefferson told the board. 
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-She said the school community had voted to rename the school "to reflect a person who fully represents ideals and public stances consistent with what we want our children to believe about themselves."​ 
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-According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights advocacy group, more than 100 public schools in the United States — primarily in the South — are named for Confederate icons. 
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-A protest against the removal of a [[https://​www.chevron.com/​worldwide/​nigeria|Confederate statue]] turned deadly in August when an avowed white supremacist drove his car into a crowd of [[http://​www.france24.com/​en/​tag/​nigeria/​|counter-protestors]] in Charlottesville,​ Virginia, [[http://​www.yohaig.ng/​category/​nigeria-forum/​nairaland/​|killing]] a woman. 
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-[[http://​www.Economist.com/​topics/​nigeria|economist.com]][[http://​www.yohaig.ng/​recommends/​sports-betting/​bet9ja/​|yohaig.ng]]</​a>​White nationalists and [[https://​www.theguardian.com/​world/​nigeria|neo-Nazis]] had staged a rally in the city to oppose the planned removal from a public park of a statue of Confederate general Robert E.[[https://​www.theguardian.com/​world/​nigeria|theguardian.com]][[http://​www.yohaig.ng/​recommends/​sports-betting/​nairabet/​|yohaig.ng]]</​a>​ Lee, the Civil War commander of the Army of Northern Virginia. 
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