Today's Social D, Some have suggested Austin Texas change it's name because the city was named after a slave owner. Madison was named after a slave owner, while few would suggest Madison change it's name, shouldn't we have some backup names? Looking for possible alternative names for Madison today.
Known as both the “father of Texas” and the namesake of the state’s capital, Stephen F. Austin carved out the early outlines of Texas among his many accomplishments.He also opposed an attempt by Mexico to ban slavery in the province of Texas and said if slaves were freed, they would turn into “vagabonds, a nuisance and a menace.”For that reason, the city of Austin’s Equity Office suggested renaming...
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