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Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Bingham, Ohio

I hear that the city of Columbus is looking for a new name. A name that is part of Ohio's history and stands for racial justice. How about Bingham, Ohio? 

Posted by Gerard Magliocca on July 7, 2020 at 07:48 PM | Permalink


@ Douglas

Grant's presidency pretty much disqualifies him from any celebration.

Posted by: thegreatdisappointment | Jul 8, 2020 10:52:00 PM

Chase, Ohio -- named for Salmon P. Chase. Former governor of OH, ran for president in 1860 against Lincoln, was appointed by Lincoln as Treasury Secretary where he financed the Civil War, then became a SCOTUS Justice.

Posted by: Rick Bales | Jul 8, 2020 3:42:18 PM

How about Grant, Ohio? President Grant was born in Ohio and he did more to free the slaves than almost anyone else.

Posted by: Douglas B. Levene | Jul 8, 2020 1:29:10 PM

If they're going to do it, they may as well just go all in in and rename it Floyd, Ohio.

Posted by: thegreatdisappointment | Jul 8, 2020 11:56:26 AM

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