Texas Southern University respected debate coach Dr. Freeman dies at 100
HOUSTON Dr. Thomas Freeman, who spent 70 years as a professor and famed debate coach at Texas Southern University, died Saturday at 100 years old, according to the university. Dr. Thomas F. Freeman was not only a great debater but a great husband and father, a great minister, a great man, and a great friend. The legacy of Dr. Thomas F. Freeman is one that speaks for itself. It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Texas Southern University icon Dr. Thomas F. Freeman. The esteemed debate coach, orator and teacher began his career at TSU in 1949. pic.twitter.com/8XMltESbeE Texas Southern University (@TexasSouthern) June 6, 2020The legacy of Dr. Thomas F. Freeman is one that speaks for itself.
Dr. Thomas Freeman: Legendary TSU debate professor celebrates 100th birthday
Birthday celebrationAfter 70 years as a professor and famed debate coach at Texas Southern University, Freeman celebrated his 100th birthday. MoviesMuch has been said about Freemans legacy at Texas Southern University. I was a minister in Richmond, Virginia," Freeman said while reminiscing about what was meant to be a temporary gig teaching philosophy in 1949. Weekend eventsTexas Southern University has planned a weekend of celebrations in honor of Freemans 100th birthday. SaturdayTexas Southern University will celebrate Freeman with a birthday brunch.