A Denver High School has officially dropped and replaced their historic mascot that recalled a symbol of the Confederacy.

According to The Denver Channel, Denver South High School announced it is now the home of the Ravens, which will replace the Rebels mascot name held throughout the nearly 100-year history of the school.

The decision was made after the school conducted a series of focus groups and online surveys; A committee then came together to determine the school's new mascot.

The Denver Public School system has been making strides throughout the district to build a more inclusive culture within the community, including plans to offer more Black, Native American and Latino history courses.

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