Kansas State Denounces Racist Social Media Post

September 16, 2016

A Kansas State University student posted a photo of herself and a friend in blackface, along with a note indicating that she was enjoying being a black person, but using a common racial slur. The photo (right) circulated widely on social media.

Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students, issued a letter denouncing the posts. "This photo has students, faculty, staff and other members of the K-State family upset. It rightly should, as there is no place for racism at our university," the letter said.

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