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List of things named after Barack Obama

This is a list of things named after Barack Obama, the 44th and current President of the United States. This list includes proposed name changes.

Biota

Animals

Fungi

Schools

California

Maryland

Missouri

Minnesota

New Jersey

  • Barack Obama AcademyPlainfield, New Jersey – Plainfield Academy for Academic & Civic Development renamed to Barack Obama Academy.[7]
  • Barack Obama Green Charter High SchoolPlainfield, New Jersey – Charter high school scheduled to open in September 2010.[8]

New York

  • Barack Obama Elementary SchoolHempstead, New York – Ludlum Elementary School renamed to Barack Obama Elementary School.[9]

Ohio

Pennsylvania

Texas

Wisconsin

Streets

Tanzania

United States

Florida

Illinois

  • Barack Obama Avenue - East St. Louis, Illinois - City council approved the renaming of a half mile section of 4th street to Barack Obama Avenue in August, 2012. (Streetview) [20]

California

  • Obama WaySeaside, California – Seaside City Council approved the commemorative designation of Broadway Avenue as Obama Way effective 15 September 2010.[21]

Topographical features

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Mount Obama in Antigua and Barbuda – renamed from Boggy Peak on Obama's birthday, 4 August 2009.[22]

Proposed namings

  • Pembroke Park Road – Hollywood, Florida – portion of (or all of) road proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard[23]
  • Delmar Boulevard – St. Louis, Missouri – proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard[24]
  • Street currently named after José Antonio Primo de Rivera proposed to be renamed Calle Barack Obama, in Náquera, in the Spanish province of Valencia.[25]
  • Chicago Midway Airport proposed to be renamed "President Barack Obama Airport".[26]

See also

References

  1. ^ Carr, Steve (18 April 2012). "UNM Researchers Find When Mates Are Hard to Find, Males Are First to Go".  
  2. ^ Song, Jason (16 January 2009). "Compton school is named for Barack Obama, a first in California". Los Angeles Times' "L.A. Now" local news blog. Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy". Bogpa-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com. 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  4. ^ "Oakland School Renamed Barack Obama Academy". KTVU. 26 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  5. ^ "School board approves Barack Obama Elementary name". The Gazette. 2009-06-26. 
  6. ^ "Welcome to the Normandy School District Website. ::". Normandy.k12.mo.us. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  7. ^ Epa/Matthew Cavanaugh. "Plainfield high school named after President Obama | New Jersey Real-Time News". NJ.com. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  8. ^ Walsh, Jeremy (11 April 2020). "New Barack Obama Green Charter High School is coming to Plainfield | Star-Ledger". NJ.com. Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  9. ^ "New York Elementary School Renamed After Barack Obama – Local News | News Articles | National News | US News". Fox News. 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  10. ^ http://www.cleveland.com/maple-heights/index.ssf/2012/01/barak_obama_elementary_school.html 
  11. ^ "South Florida Street Expected To Be Renamed For Obama – Miami News Story – WPLG Miami". Local10.com. 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  12. ^ Williams, Shawn P. (24 August 2011). "Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy: DISD All-Male School Opens With High Expectations". Dallas South News. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  13. ^ http://www.jsonline.com/newswatch/119296449.html. 
  14. ^ Talev, Margaret; Goldman, Julianna (1 July 2013). "Obama to Join With Political Foe Bush as Africa Trip Winds Down".  
  15. ^ "Obama courts African businesses, is greeted by massive crowds in Tanzania on final leg of trip".  
  16. ^ "South Florida Street Expected To Be Renamed For Obama – Miami News Story – WPLG Miami". Local10.com. 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  17. ^ Carey, Clay (4 January 2009). "Obama to join literary characters in Florida". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  18. ^ "Topic Galleries – South Florida". Sun-sentinel.com. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  19. ^ Tiffany Gabbay (October 11, 2011). "Orlando Unveils ‘President Barack Obama Parkway’". The Blaze. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  20. ^ "East St. Louis city council minutes". City of East St. Louis, IL. Retrieved 2014-03-30. 
  21. ^ """Seaside to Unveil "Obama Way. 
  22. ^ Kentish, Anika (2009-08-15). "'"Antigua's highest peak renamed 'Mount Obama. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  23. ^ Rodriguez, Ihosvani (29 December 2009). "Down the road: Obama Boulevard in Florida?". Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida). Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  24. ^ "'"St. Louis is step closer to 'Barack Obama Boulevard. KSDK / Belleville News-Democrat. 10 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  25. ^ Govan, Fiona (28 November 2008). "Spanish street to be named after *Barack Obama". The Daily Telegraph (UK). Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  26. ^ http://www.obamaairport.com

External links

  • Renamed elementary school in Prince George's County, Maryland
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