Published On: Sun, Nov 1st, 2015

Roswell divided over renaming streets for civil rights icons

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ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to rename Roswell streets after Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez has divided officials and residents.City councilors flung accusations of racial and ethnic bias while discussing the proposal during a meeting earlier this week.City Councilor Juan Oropesa says he believes opponents are against the idea because of the race, ethnicity of the two civil rights figures.

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