Jackson Elementary School in Utah, Named for Andrew Jackson, Votes to Rename Itself after Mary Jackson, NASA's 1st Black Female Engineer

Mary Jackson

An elementary school in Utah has traded one Jackson for another in a change that many say was a long time coming. Jackson Elementary School in Salt Lake City will no longer be named for Andrew Jackson, the seventh U.S. president, whose slave ownership and treatment of Native Americans are often cited in the debate […]

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