Change The Name: Remove Calhoun, Restore Bde Maka Ska

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Parks & Power says
Join us at the MPRB meeting April 19th and demand park commissioners vote YES on recommendations to change the name!

On April 19th the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will vote on the recommendations made by the Harriett/Calhoun Master Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to support the full removal of John C. Calhoun's name from our beautiful lake and to restore the Dakota name Bde/Mde Maka Ska.

This is the highest priority recommendation made by the CAC, amongst other recommendations related to trails, etc. Although the CAC already voted to support the change (pictured above) and despite an outpouring of public support, MPRB commissioners are still saying they will not support the name change.

We need everyone to show up and let the MPRB know we will not honor White Supremacists, champions of Slavery and Genociders like South Carolinian John C. Calhoun in Minneapolis. It's time for Truth Telling and for public officials to take a stand for Racial Justice, please join us on Wednesday, April 19th and make your voice heard
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By: Parks & Power

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