A movement to rename Barrows Hall

Imagine a dystopian world where a majestic statue of Stalin looms over the city of Berkeley with gleaming rays illuminating its glory in a heroic, celestial manner. That’s a completely absurd notion, but it can be agreed that monumental statues, portraits and buildings serve as manners of remembrance and honor
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Renaming elementary school would prove dedication to ending institutional racism

CITY AFFAIRS: Community must rename local elementary school to prove dedication to ending institutional racism and making marginalized community members feel comfortable

If John and Joseph LeConte — scientist and one-time UC Berkeley president, respectively — were alive today, they would be happy to see their name plastered on a Berkeley elementary school, a UC Berkeley science building and various street signs on Northside. But they would also be denounced for being
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