Confederate Renaming, Sutherland Springs Family Sues Gun Seller, More JFK Files: Your Friday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Schools honoring Confederate generals get new names as Dallas ISD pledges to strive for equityFifty years after the district absurdly declared itself "completely desegregated," Dallas ISD took two significant steps acknowledging and addressing its turbulent racial past.DISD's board of trustees unanimously passed a sweeping resolution that recognized the intergenerational effects of racial and economic segregation on its students, pledging to confront inequities and "relentlessly pursue" improvements to fix them districtwide.Trustees also unanimously approved new names for three elementary schools that honored Confederate generals: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and William L. Cabell.Read more: Confederate monuments face uncertain futures in Dallas and across the south.Read more: Exploring race in Dallas.  Continue reading...

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