Documentary

“Change the Name”

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Tagged: school, RiverCity, celebration, news, ecw, earlychildhoodworkforce, education, history, changethename, vlacademy,

2 minutes, 36 seconds

What happens when a group of students come together to fight for what’s right?

 

“Change the Name” follows the story of Village Leadership Academy students Grassroots Campaign to change the name of a park in Chicago from one honoring a slaveholding family to that of renowned abolitionists, Anna & Frederick Douglass.

 

Created by Cai Thomas and part of the BET Queen Collective Shorts collection.

Link to view on BET here: https://www.bet.com/video/bet-her/bet-her-presents-queen-collective/2021/episodes/203-change-the-name.html

 

 

 

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