- Should segregationist statue in SC tell about massacre too? Updated: Jul-19-15 10:47 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - As South Carolina pulled down the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds, the statue of avowed segregationist and former governor and U.S senator "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman watched.
- Clemson trustees call Tillman 'repugnant;' no name change Updated: Jul-17-15 4:56 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Clemson University trustees passed a resolution Friday calling the racist views of one of its founders, Benjamin Tillman, "repugnant to our values and our fundamental purpose," but did not call for removing the name of the late governor and U.S. senator from a key campus building.
- Clemson faculty again call for renaming Tillman Hall Updated: Jul-03-15 1:50 pm
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Some of Clemson University's faculty have renewed their call for the school to remove the name of a white supremacist and former governor from one of the campus' best-known buildings.