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Washington students join campus race protests

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 01:19

Hundreds of protesters march in Seattle to show solidarity with the students of the University of Missouri where race relations on college campuses has become a national issue. Nathan Frandino reports.

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From the University of Missouri to the University of Washington... the protests demanding racial inclusivity on college campuses are spreading. Hundreds of protesters marched in Seattle Thursday evening. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTER SAYING: "I think that the solidarity that we have is amazing, but I do think there is still a lot left to happen in order for there to be a change." Their rally came after Mizzou announced a new interim president who will lead the university in rebuilding race relations there. ..an issue which is also being addressed in court. Three Missouri teenagers face charges after allegedly making threats on social media about shooting people on college campuses. Officials say Hunter Park made threats against the University of Missouri. He was denied bond. For students on campuses across the country, the issue of race relations is gaining momentum, with Missouri and now Washington state, leading the charge.

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Washington students join campus race protests

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 01:19