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Southern US state finally trying to change name of ‘Runaway Negro Creek’

The name ‘Runaway Negro Creek’ might soon be consigned to history (Picture: mytopo)

Officials are finally trying to rename a creek in a America’s deep south called ‘Runaway Negro Creek’.

Despite the year being 2018, this has not yet happened so the senate in Georgia is now addressing the name of the stretch of water in Savannah after a local campaign.

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Local historian Jamal Touré, who teaches Africana studies at Savannah State University, is leading the campaign to change the incredibly offensively named creek.

He said: ‘It’s always been a part… Read the full story