The denouncements of the Texas Longhorns’ school song “The Eyes of Texas” continue to come from folks like Black state lawmakers, the Texas NAACP, and some of the student body, the Austin American-Statesman reports.
“What side of history do you want to be on?” Zion James, a sophomore at Texas and a member of the university’s Black Student Alliance, asked at a conference on Monday, per the Statesman.
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NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Texas alum and legendary quarterback Colt McCoy signed a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals this week, where he’ll back up former Heisman Trophy winner and Oklahoma Sooner Kyler Murray.
- Former Texas women’s basketball coach Karon Aston was just hired to lead the UTSA Roadrunners.