Michigan State University apologizes for the display of black figures hanging on the tree
Michigan State University finally released a statement with an apple showing a striking black figure hanging from a tree at a campus gift store.
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A student named by the school Crystal Davis DunnI uploaded a weird photo to Facebook last week. The image evoked linching, showing a doll-like appearance hanging on a wooden display in a gift shop at Wharton Performing Arts for Performing Arts. Obviously in the exhibition hanging on the tree President Barack Obama His wife Michelle, Harriet TubmanCitizenship leader Martin Luther King Jr. As well as singers Prince and Diana Ross.
Davis-Dunn explained that the intention to post the image was to “emphasize the continual behavior of the micro invasion” personally as a black student at Michigan State University. Emily GurantA number of white college spokesmen have apologized for the poor move.
According to NBC, “We sincerely apologized to our community members and immediately removed the display. In addition, after reporting the incident, the Wharton Center agreed to provide staff and volunteers with racial prejudice training focused on the impact and understanding of intentional and unintentional racial prejudice. ”
“We know that we are working hard to make MSU an inclusive and safe campus, and we are committed to making this change.
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