#GoodRead | Spain Is Changing The Names Of Its Streets, From Autocratic Men To Notable Women

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by Oh Barcelona [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

"Spain Is Changing The Names Of Its Streets, From Autocratic Men To Notable Women":

Spain is finally renaming hundreds of streets that are named after men—specifically men from the era of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco—and naming them for women instead. And not just Spanish women, either. Out go fascist, Francoist colonels, and in come new, notable women ranging from Rosa Parks to Greek mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria.

Read Charlie Sorrel's full article at Co.Exist here…