The US Army is now open to renaming its military bases — here are 10 of them that still reference Confederate leaders

The US Army is taking a hard look at renaming its military bases that honor leaders of the Confederate Army, whose battle flag persists as a symbol of racism. A group of 11 states, known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the United States in the 1860s to continue enslaving millions of African Americans. Over a half a million people died during the US Civil War. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The US Army is considering renaming nearly a dozen military bases that reference senior military leaders from the Confederate Army, as other

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