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Let’s rename the places and stuff named after racists
Jun 22, 2020
Episode 219

Let’s rename the places and stuff named after racists

Like aircraft carriers and military bases.

Sen. John C. Stennis was a segregationist who opposed civil rights bills during his 41-year tenure. So why is there still an aircraft carrier named after him? That’s just one example we’ll pick apart today. Plus, President Trump’s suspension of H1-B visas and, of course, “Hamilton.”

Here’s a list of some of the stuff we talked about today:

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