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Northwestern Students Protest Alleged Racial Mistreatment of University Employee

Students saying the tipping point was the mistreatment of a university employee who alleges he found a stuffed black bear hanging from a noose at his desk, the 'Sun-Times' reports.

Northwestern University students marched Thursday to protest acts of racial mistreatment on campus, saying the tipping point was the mistreatment of Michael Collins, a university employee, who alleges he found a stuffed black bear hanging from a noose at his desk, Evanston Review reported. 

Several hundred students turned out at the protest and charged that there have been seven major racial events on campus among them, a party held by white students with racist costumes and two Asian-American women who were harassed by racial slurs, Evanston Review.

 

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el debarge March 01, 2013 at 05:38 PM
Let's not forget a few years back when a female student made outlandish racial claims against other students and the University. She confessed later to the hoax. Hmmmmmm.....
Festus McMoron March 01, 2013 at 09:41 PM
...thank god nobody said the 'g' word.
Tea March 02, 2013 at 01:52 PM
KUDO's to the Northwestern students! We need more togetherness in this country. We need to look out for each other and erase the nasty prejudice that is so 18th, 19th and 20th century!
Jim Osburn March 02, 2013 at 06:40 PM
It must have been a Green Bay Packers fan who did this nasty deed. After all, the black bear is the mascot of our beloved football team which encompasses players both black and white.

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