Change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown, TX

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This is a petition to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown, TX. In today’s day and age having a high school named after a confederate general is more than inappropriate and uncomfortable but simply unacceptable. Glorifying a general that even after the Civil War ended believed that African Americans should not have the right to vote is a slap in the face of the 19% of black students that attend the school. By changing the name of the high school we will no longer be promoting racism both at the school and in the community. I believe that the students currently attending the school or the school board should vote on a new name for the high school that promotes inclusivity and diversity.