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Map: Major Atlanta Streets With Names Linked To The Confederacy

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Last week, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told WABE that he is currently reviewing the recommendations the city’s Confederate Advisory Committee gave to him and City Council during its final public meeting on Nov. 13.

An announcement on how the city will proceed with the recommendations could be forthcoming, but Reed said the committee supports renaming the streets.

In August, the mayor said he would consider renaming streets and Confederate monuments in response to a deadly protest in Chancellorsville, Virginia. The advisory committee was established earlier in the fall.

Last year, the Southern Poverty Law Center estimated that there was at least 1,500 Confederate place names and symbols in the U.S.

Some believe Confederate landmarks are part of a region’s history and culture and should remain untouched, but others say these landmarks are offensive and should either be removed, displayed with more context or placed into museums.

Here is the city’s list of streets with names associated with the Confederacy.

Map created by WABE web producer Al Such.