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What’s in a name?

paul-thomasThere has been a debate at Clemson University about whether the name of an iconic building on campus, Tillman Hall, should be changed. The building’s namesake, Benjamin Tillman, was a former South Carolina governor (1890-94) and a well-known white supremacist. Furman education professor Paul Thomas weighed in on the debate in a post on his blog, The Becoming Radical, which was then published on the “Answer Sheet” of The Washington Post.

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