Eastern Michigan University rally to protest racism

Hundreds of people gathered outside of Ford Hall at Eastern Michigan University on Wednesday, Nov. 2, to unite against racism and the racial graffiti incidents occurring on campus.

The large crowd gathered to hold an open forum that comprised of both EMU faculty and students, taking turns with a bullhorn to vent their frustration regarding the racial graffiti. The rally followed after more racial graffiti was discovered on EMU’s campus. Students also organized a sit-in at the Student Center.

Faculty members who spoke at the rally echoed the sentiment that EMU is a diverse campus and the university needs to come together and embrace its diversity.06_easternmichiganracism_

Eastern Michigan University faculty and students gathered in solidarity for minority students in front of Ford Hall on the school’s campus.

Cientos de personas se reunieron fuera de Ford Hall en la Universidad Eastern Michigan el pasado mes de noviembre, para unirse contra el racismo y los incidentes racistas de graffiti que ocurren en el campus.

La gran multitud se reunió para celebrar un foro abierto que abarcaba tanto la facultad de la UEM como los estudiantes, tomándose turnos con un megáfono para desahogar su frustración con respecto al graffiti racial. La manifestación siguió después de que más graffiti racial fuera descubierto en el campus de la UEM.

Los miembros de la facultad que hablaron en la manifestación hicieron eco del sentimiento de que la UEM es un campus diverso y la universidad necesita reunirse y abrazar su diversidad.

Los profesores y estudiantes de la Universidad de Michigan del Este se reunieron en solidaridad con los estudiantes de las minorías frente al Ford Hall en el campus de la escuela.




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