People are throwing fits about the schools name that it needs to be changed.
Let’s look at a couple things we need to consider. This is history. Not white, not brown, not yellow, not black history, just history. You can not change history to be suitable for your feelings. The facts have to stay or we lose history.
Now with that out of the way. Let’s put something else in the way.
There are two things to think about and make you reconsider your thoughts.
1. the man did something that a person who is building a school would think is honorable and worthy of naming a school after. That could have been simkin’s last hurrah. He could have promised to show regret and sacrifice something to help the future and better the future.
2. The guy that named the school was aware of the racist stuff that simkin did. (make what you want of that statement).
We look at history and we see all of these huge civilizations with hundreds of building and tombs ransacked and destroyed by civilizations who move in on top of them. They have no sense to preserve for further study, no sense to preserve for the stories we tell our grand children. If you destroy proof of oppression, you destroy proof of suffering. If you destroy the facts that there where people who were against your race, you destroy the proof that your race achieved anything.
With the way that construction goes and way time moves and people shuffle things around, we really do not know if there ever was anything we hear about in mythology, or assumed mythology. Wee have no proof of evolution that seals the deal. We have no idea if we know where Jesus’ tomb is/was or any other religion’s main guy. Not saying any are more real or less real than the others. we just have no way to tell the scientists ” HA! LOOK RETARD THERE IT IS” . Why? because one religion rules for a while and destroys everything useless to them, and then the next religion comes along.
You have to preserve history. Yours,theirs, mine,and the one we all share.
See we have no idea if Simkin was undercover or just a straight up sicko, or some submissive dude who was pushed into the places he was. Why? because that information is not available. quit saying it is racist to preserve this stuff, it’s ignorant to not preserve proof.