Racist Graffiti At Connecticut College Leads To Cancelled Classes And Investigation
Racism never takes a day off…
Classes at Connecticut College in New London were cancelled on Monday so students could gather to address recent incidents of racism on campus.
WVIT reported that the college’s Campus Safety was notified on Sunday that racist graffiti had been found on the first floor of the Crozier-Williams building.
Photos of the graffiti obtained by WVIT showed the words “no” and the plural form of the n-word scrawled on a bathroom wall.
“Given the egregious nature of the graffiti, we are enlisting the campus community to help us to identify those responsible,” Dean of Student Life Victor Arcelus and Director of Campus Safety Stewart Smith wrote in a letter to students on Sunday.
The incident comes as students were dealing with another recent racial controversy.
Earlier this month, Connecticut College Professor Andrew Pessin was placed on leave for a Facebook post comparing Gazan Palestinians to “a rabid pit bull chained in a cage, regularly making mass efforts to escape.”
Sounds like the culture of this school is rooted in bigotry.
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