TSU Professor Leaving Due to Stephenville Racism

A Tarleton State University assistant professor has announced he is leaving due to racism in Stephenville. Diana Valdez of Texan News reports Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Douglas Tejada is leaving after three years at Tarleton due to what he described as racial targeting within the Stephenville community.Tejada spoke about the experience he and his family have had in Stephenville saying [quote] “We thought we were going to stay here to live permanently, but… last year a few things happened that made us realize that we are not in the right place,” [end quote] Tejada’s family moved from California to Stephenville three years ago.