Clemson Urged to Rename Building That Honors Racist

January 19, 2015

Clemson University faculty members and students are urging the institution to rename one of its most prominent building, Tillman Hall (at right), whose current name honors a racist, The Greenville News reported. Benjamin Ryan Tillman was a white supremacist politician who boasted of participating in the killings of black people. He was also one of the founders of the university. Many colleges and universities have faced similar debates.


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