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Washington and Lee students hold walkout in favor of changing school name
WRIC
March 23, 2021

“LEXINGTON, Va. (WRIC) — Students at Washington and Lee walked out of their classes and dorms at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday to call for the university to change its name. Ahead of the walkout today, a sign reading “No Lee” hung in front of Lee Chapel.

Ahead of the walkout today, a sign reading “No Lee” hung in front of Lee Chapel — named for Robert E. Lee. The chapel was built at the request of the former university president and confederate general. He is buried there along with multiple family members.” 

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