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OPINION: What’s in a Name? Plenty, if It Belongs to a Slaveholder or White Supremacist

by Glenn Nelson


Imagine something meaningful to you and a person related to that thing who’s done something despicable. Then imagine naming some aspect of your meaningful something after that despicable person. Like naming an investment club after Bernie Madoff, film festival after Harvey Weinstein, or block-watch after Derek Chauvin.

The Pete Rose Fantasy Baseball League, anyone?

How would that make you feel about your significant something? I mean, what’s in a name anyway?

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