Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Following up on my previous post, Pressure Builds To Remove John Marshall From Cleveland State Law School's Name: Cleveland.com, Cleveland City Council Urges CSU Law School to Remove Name of John Marshall:
Cleveland City Council Monday unanimously passed a resolution urging Cleveland State University to remove the name of slaveholder U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall from the name of CSU’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Keeping the name atop a college at Cleveland’s public university amounts to a “black eye,” said Councilman Kevin Conwell, who championed the resolution. He likened keeping the name to flying a Confederate flag.
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