Dora Epstein Jones, who serves as an associate professor with the College of Architecture at Texas Tech, took to social media to say the City of Lubbock should change its name due to Thomas S. Lubbock's ties to the Confederate Army.
At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2nd, the "Peace On The East" community walk will take place starting in the Executive Styles and Kutz parking lot, east of the United Supermarkets on Parkway Drive in Lubbock.
The event was organized by The 100 Black Men of West Texas. Lubbock Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope and Police Chief Floyd Mitchell were among those who spoke to the crowd, with Mayor Pope speaking about a message of unity and peaceful protests.
Scott Braddock on The Chad Hasty Show discussing the protests, violence and looting that have been taking place in cities across the United States in the wake of last week's death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.