Black Education / Schools : Protests Erupt During Senate Debate Featuring David Duke

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  1. Liberty

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    Students at Dillard University, an HBCU in Louisiana, were barred from attending the Senate debate.

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    People protested the presence of former Ku Klux Klan leader and current U.S. Senate candidate David Duke at the historically black Dillard University Wednesday.



    The U.S. Senate candidacy of David Duke, the self-described
    "race realist" and former Ku Klux Klan member, was met with protest at a debate Wednesday.

    CBS News reports there were 60 to 70 raucous protesters outside the event. A student newspaper reports that at one point pepper spray was employed.

    "I can taste the pepper spray," Nick Reimann, a student journalist from for Loyola University, tweeted.

    The debate occurred at the historically black Dillard University in Louisiana. Students were barred from attending the debate by the event's sponsor, Raycom. The debate hall was reportedly mostly empty.

    A student group, "Socially Engaged Dillard University Students," previously promised to protest the debate.

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    http://www.usnews.com/news/politics...u-and-african-american-students-didnt-like-it


     
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  2. chuck

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    First of all...

    Big props to the black protestors justified response to the misuse of one our peoples most beloved institutions center of higher learning...

    And -let's do move forward- via our own efforts to uplift our african american relations- asap!
     
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