Rename Taney Street in Philadelphia, PA

Rename Taney Street in Philadelphia, PA

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Rename Taney started this petition to Mayor of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and

Justice Roger B. Taney penned what legal historians regard as the worst legal opinion in American history. The opinion in the Dred Scott case held that slaves were not entitled to legal rights as they were considered sub-human.

Philadelphia has a street named after him. It’s despicable that Philadelphia has had this monument to white supremacy at all, let alone for the 100+ years it has existed. If you agree Philadelphia should stop honoring this deplorable human being, sign this petition.

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