Arizona Lawmaker: Change US 60 Marker Dedicated To Confederate President Jefferson Davis
A black state lawmaker is calling for the removal of a roadside
Phoenix Rep. Reginald Bolding said it’s not right to honor those who supported slavery.
“We should not go through our daily lives and honor or celebrate symbols of hate, symbols of separation, symbols of segregation, that’s not something we should be doing,” Bolding said.
But Bolding said a name change application to the Arizona State Board of Geographic and Historic Names requires submission of a replacement name for the highway and
He’s inviting people to share their ideas for a name to replace Davis.