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San Francisco to strip Washington, Lincoln, Feinstein from college names

San Francisco to strip Washington, Lincoln, Feinstein from college names

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By way of JOCELYN GECKER and HAVEN DALEY | The Related Press SAN FRANCISCO  — The names of Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and different outstanding figures together with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein will likely be got rid of from 44 San Francisco public faculties, a transfer that stirred debate Wednesday on whether or not the famously liberal town has taken the nationwide counting on The us’s racist previous too a long way. The verdict through the San Francisco Board of Schooling in a 6-1 vote Tuesday evening impacts one-third of town’s faculties and got here just about 3 years after the board began taking into account the theory. The authorized answer requires taking out names that commemorated historic figures with direct or vast ties to slavery, oppression, racism or the “sub...