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Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie Introduces Legislation to Create a Commission to Review Names of District Memorials and Places

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02Apr 2019 by cmmcduffie

McDuffie Introduces Legislation to Create a Commission to Review Names of District Memorials and Places

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McDuffie Introduces Legislation to Create a Commission to Review Names of District Memorials and Places Legislation Creates a Commission to Review Controversial Monuments, Markers, and Symbols, including Statues, Street Names, and School Names in the District of Columbia Washington, DC – Yesterday, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chair Pro Tempore and Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic Development introduced the Advisory Commission on Monuments, Markers, and Symbols Establishment Act of 2019 [B23-0234]. This legislation directs the mayor to establish an advisory commission to make recommendations regarding controversial monuments, markers, and symbols, such as statues, street names, and school names, that are seen as oppressive and inconsistent with District of Columbia values. After consulting experts and engaging the residents of the District of Columbia, the Commission will submit a report…

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