The third time could be the charm for Florida State University to strip the name of an avowed segregationist from its law school building.
University President John Thrasher announced Tuesday that Florida State will lobby the state legislature to approve removing the name B.K. Roberts from the law school’s home—a move that has twice failed during the previous two years. But the university looks to have some additional support among lawmakers this time around. Earlier this month, state legislators from the Tallahassee area agreed to introduce a bill that would remove the Roberts name from the law school.
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