Saturday, July 31

US History

Alamo, GOP, Greg Abbott, Politics, Slavery, Texas, US History

Texas GOP leaders pressured a book event examining the role of slavery in the Battle of the Alamo to abruptly shut down

A book event in Texas was canceled because of pressure from GOP leaders in the state. "Forget the Alamo" says the history behind the battle has for generations left out important motives like preserving slavery. The event was canceled with just four hours to go, despite counting 300 RSVPs, per the Texas Tribune. LoadingSomething is loading. ...