‘Minority students have no place to feel safe on campus’: Alabama students protest to support Missouri

By Ben Flanagan A group of University of Alabama students held a demonstration on the steps of Rose Administration building on campus Friday to support students in Missouri and voice concerns about ending racism on their own campus. Students, both black and white, locked arms and stood in front of the doors at the front entrance of the building that holds the office of the administration’s president. “We are basically here to stand to show that we support Mizzou and their decision to end racism because sadly here at the University of Alabama, we do experience a lot of racism, and it is always brushed under the rug,” said student Maiya Gaspard, a Tampa native. “It is not actually talked about here. It’s always an idea to feel like it’s OK when it’s really not. So we decided to come here and occupy Rose Administration Building.” Read the full article here: http://www.al.com/news/tuscaloosa/index.ssf/2015/11/minority_students_have_no_plac.html#incart_river_home_pop

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