Interview with William Simmons
QUESTION 44
Prudence Arndt:

GOING BACK TO WHAT YOU SAID JUST A MINUTE AGO WHEN YOU SAID FLAUNT SOCIAL CUSTOMS, WHAT WERE SOME OTHER EXAMPLES OF THINGS THAT YOU FELT WAS VIOLATED?

William Simmons:

The type of social customs that were violated by the students would be students living in black neighborhoods for example, going to black churches, flaunting themselves in a way that was unbecoming. This is not to say that this type of thing hadn't been done. I had been in black churches, but under certain circumstances when it was acceptable and not to make a spectacle of myself. That really is the point of the whole thing. There was great publicity seeking, a high profile was raised for all to see and that's the kind of conduct that was regarded as very distasteful.