Following Racist Graffiti, St. Thomas Cancels Classes For Campuswide DiscussionThe University of St. Thomas is cancelling classes Wednesday afternoon so that all students, faculty and staff can attend a campus-wide discussion following a recent incident where a black student found racist graffiti on his dorm room door.
'I'm Staying Here & Fighting For Change': Racist Note Leads To 1,000-Strong Sit-In At University Of St. ThomasStudents at St. Paul’s University of St. Thomas are calling for change after a student woke up to racist message was written on his dorm room door. A crowd of more than 1,000 students, teachers and staff members gathered Thursday afternoon at Anderson Student Center for a sit-in to support freshman Kevyn Perkins, the recipient of the racist message. Several students of color spoke to a crowd dressed in white, a symbol of the mostly white student population.
Racist Message Left On St. Thomas Student's Door; Investigation UnderwayAdministrators at the University of St. Thomas say an investigation is underway after a racist message was left on a student’s door.
The Lessons After Threats Drive A Black Vermont Legislator To QuitVoters in this very liberal, very white state made Kiah Morris a pioneer when in 2014 they elected her as its first black female legislator. Not long after, another Vermont surfaced: racist threats that eventually forced her to leave office in fear and frustration.
Chapel Hill Students Topple 'Silent Sam' StatueA Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina's flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as "Silent Sam" as a symbol of racist heritage.
Wisconsin Rep. Deletes Tweet Accused Of Being Racist, Blames AideThe tweet Tuesday from the account of Republican state Rep. Thomas Weatherston, of Caledonia.
Edina Council Working To Correct 'Long-Term Racial Inequities'City staffers are expected to create a plan based on the group's recommendations that would be enacted in December.
Yale: Officers Admonished White Student Who Called Police On Sleeping Black StudentA Yale administrator says the university police officers who responded to a call about a black graduate student who had fallen asleep in the common area of a campus residence admonished the white student who reported it.