professor Simkins boasted of participating in the Klan's infamous night rides: "The immediate effect upon the Negro was wonderful," he wrote, "the flitting to and fro of masked horses and faces struck terror to the race."
Is that really the sort of guy you want to honor...?
posted on 07/15/2010 9:20:45 AM PDT
This is not about honoring Simkins as much as the Carpet Baggers (And some Scalawags) trying to erase anything about the Confederacy which is a large part of Texas History. The title of the article calls it “a good first step”. Reread the Chronicle editorial - They want to re name everything!
The President of the University should be fired and ran out of the state on a rail.
posted on 07/15/2010 9:30:12 AM PDT
(Deo Vindice/Semper Fidelis "Ya gotta saddle up your boys; Ya gotta draw a hard line")
posted on 07/15/2010 9:34:11 AM PDT
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