In a letter to the editor of my local rag, a fourth grader nails it. Here’s a bit:
As a fourth grader, I believe it is fine to rename the places named after Confederates. One reason schools and monuments were named after Confederates was that white people during segregation wanted Black people to feel bad when they passed these places.
Follow the link for the entire letter (it’s the last one on the page).
When I was in the fourth grade, I had neither the understanding nor the writing ability to–oh, never mind.