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KC board votes unanimously to strip Nichols name from fountain, parkway

Credit: bizjournals- Published on June 30, 2020
The Kansas City Parks and Recreation Board has voted unanimously to remove developer J.C. Nichols' name from the Country Club Plaza fountain and parkway that have been the scene of recent protests after the killing of George Floyd. The Tuesday decision came hours after Nichols' family and the charitable foundation publicly...
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Published on June 29, 2020 -  00:50
Trump Lashes Out Over Princeton Name Change
President Trump on Monday reacted to the news that Princeton University is removing Woodrow Wilson’s name from its policy school due to the former president’s promotion of “racist thinking and policies." President Trump on Monday reacted to the news that Princeton University is removing Woodrow Wilson's name from its policy school due to the former president's promotion of "racist thinking and policies."   http://production.geobeats.com/admin/stock_footages/29991 (text - Trump wrote in a tweet, "Can anyone believe that Princeton just dropped the name of Woodrow Wilson from their highly respected policy center. Now the Do Nothing Democrats want to take off the name John Wayne from an airport. Incredible stupidity!"  https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1277581155945021440 (show tweet only   NPR reports the change was approved by the university's Board of Trustees on Saturday. https://www.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/styles/half_2x/public/images/2020/06/20170929_CL_ND_23.jpg?itok=ZLWZ6iJc Nick Donnoli (text -    NPR also states that "trustees said long-standing questions over Wilson's history of supporting segregationist policies were 'made more urgent' by the recent high-profile killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks." https://www.princeton.edu/news/2020/06/27/president-eisgrubers-message-community-removal-woodrow-wilson-name-public-policy (text -

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