Officials to reconsider school names in Oklahoma City, Tulsa
August 16, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — School officials in Oklahoma City and Tulsa will reconsider whether their schools should bear the names of confederate generals after a white nationalist rally decrying the planned removal of a Robert E. Lee statue turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia.
An online petition in Tulsa urges the district to rethink a 99-year-old decision to name a school after Lee. Four elementary schools in Oklahoma City also bear the names of Lee and other Confederate generals.
The Tulsa school district released a statement Monday saying officials plan to review the names of all sch...