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doublecutter
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re: Committee tells Ole Miss to get rid of "Ole Miss", symbols, and change names


Only a matter of time when LSU will rename Kirby Smith.

Or NOLA will rename Robert E Lee Blvd. And Jeff Davis Pkwy.



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Zantrix
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Generally white/middle aged/liberal pussies.





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REG861
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Because going away from 'ole Miss' will magically erase the entire history of slavery from our nation's past





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lordguill
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Okay, I just read up on James Vardaman. That man has no business having a college building named after him. frick him.





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HempHead
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Okay, I just read up on James Vardaman. That man has no business having a college building named after him. frick him.


Yeah, why the hell Ole Miss has kept a building named after him is beyond me.

It's one thing to name a structure with someone who has made a great contribution to society, yet has personal flaws (such as racism), and quite another to name one after a man whose claim to fame is being 'the Great White Chief'.






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REG861
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Okay, I just read up on James Vardaman. That man has no business having a college building named after him. frick him.


holy shite. My sympathy for Ole Miss just decreased exponentially.






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TheOcean
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If it was up to the Ole Miss students, they would still be waiving confederate flags at games.

I don't give two fricks what they think.






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lordguill
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Yeah it goes simply beyond "this man was racist." Hell, Bear Bryant was racist, but at least he made significant contributions to his institution.

From what I can tell, Vardaman is only famous for being virulently racist.






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hendersonshands
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re: Committee tells Ole Miss to get rid of "Ole Miss", symbols, and change names


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Vardaman




"if it is necessary every Negro in the state will be lynched; it will be done to maintain white supremacy"


Good guy to name a building after.






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mattz1122
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"if it is necessary every Negro in the state will be lynched; it will be done to maintain white supremacy"



This is tradition that needs to be preserved. Negroes are pussies. They should've lynched back.






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GreatLakesTiger24
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Yeah, why the hell Ole Miss has kept a building named after him is beyond me.

It's one thing to name a structure with someone who has made a great contribution to society, yet has personal flaws (such as racism), and quite another to name one after a man whose claim to fame is being 'the Great White Chief'.



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Vardaman, known as "The Great White Chief", advocated white supremacy. He said "if it is necessary every Negro in the state will be lynched; it will be done to maintain white supremacy."

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In reference to the education of black children, he remarked, "The only effect of Negro education is to spoil a good field hand and make an insolent cook."
Wow. I certainly wouldn't want a building named after him at the school I attend.






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hendersonshands
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Pussification of African-America





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REG861
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quote:
Yeah, why the hell Ole Miss has kept a building named after him is beyond me.

It's one thing to name a structure with someone who has made a great contribution to society, yet has personal flaws (such as racism), and quite another to name one after a man whose claim to fame is being 'the Great White Chief'.



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Vardaman, known as "The Great White Chief", advocated white supremacy. He said "if it is necessary every Negro in the state will be lynched; it will be done to maintain white supremacy."

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In reference to the education of black children, he remarked, "The only effect of Negro education is to spoil a good field hand and make an insolent cook."
Wow. I certainly wouldn't want a building named after him at the school I attend.



I'd love to hear the Ole M...err, University of Mississippi justification for this.






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GreatLakesTiger24
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holy shite. My sympathy for Ole Miss just decreased exponentially.

Yeah, I don't really like all the PC stuff,but Ole Miss makes themselves hard to root for.

I'm not opposed to the name "rebels," waving confederate flags, etc., but you shouldn't have buildings named after people like that.






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SabiDojo
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I live in MS, and nothing is more awkward than listening to U of Miss grads justify keeping shite like that.





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TheOcean
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I live in MS, and nothing is more awkward than listening to U of Miss grads justify keeping shite like that.


Heritage, not hate.






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REG861
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WPBTiger


Maybe LSU should name a building after Mark Essex or someone, I'm sure you'd feel the same way then






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HempHead
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Heritage, not hate.


I'm a member of the SCV and Order of the Stars and Bars but you don't see me naming my kids Nathan Bedford.






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Diddles
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Ole Miss Leprechauns gets my vote





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