*F*A*S*H*I*O*N*, Jefferson’s birthday, and GOP redistricting challenge
- No one at public hearing spoke in favor of renaming Cale Elementary
- Months after renaming comments, Cale’s Albemarle schools legacy still unclear
- Mayor calls for removal of Lewis and Clark statue
This week on WTJU’s Soundboard, Billy, Ali, Norah, and Elliott discuss race and legacy in Charlottesville and Albemarle.
Billy describes public support of former county superintendent Paul H. Cale, who has been accused of opposing integration, at a meeting about whether to rename Cale Elementary School. Norah and Ali describe different city and county processes about whether to continue observing Thomas Jefferson’s birthday as a holiday for government staff.