Josephine Boyd

Josephine Boyd
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The Greensboro City Council unanimously voted to rename North and South Aycock Streets and part of Westover Terrace.

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While most high school seniors celebrate and enjoy their last year of school, Josephine Boyd endured name calling, bullying and discrimination at her new school, Greensboro High.

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As many cities struggle to deal with their Confederate monuments, Greensboro has its own concrete legacy of white supremacy to contend with: Aycock Street was named after former governor and white supremacist Charles Aycock, whose name has already been removed from a Greensboro middle school and several other public buildings around the state.