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Activists Claim Phil Collins’ Battle of the Alamo Memorabilia Props Up White Leaders over Latino, Black Battlers

There is a new Battle for the Alamo as a debate rages over the presentation of the pivotal event in the Texas Revolution ahead of the opening of a museum in its honor. One activist is lashing out at English singer Phil Collins, claiming the museum could turn into “an expensive palace glorifying the Alamo myth” focused on only white leaders of the battle.

STUTTGART, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 21: Phil Collins is seen on the stage after the Stuttgart Premiere of the musical 'Tarzan' at Stage Apollo Theater on November 21, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

MSNBC’s Sykes: Republicans in Texas Are ‘Absolutely Batsh-t Crazy’

MSNBC contributor Charlie Sykes said Friday on “Deadline” that Republicans in Texas were “batshit crazy” while discussing a school official telling teachers in order to comply with a new state law that “if you have a book on the Holocaust,” you also have one that has an opposing view.