Black Students Face Expulsion for Sit-In

November 10, 2016

Some black students at Eastern Michigan University face possible expulsion for refusing to leave a sit-in, The Detroit Free Press reported. The students staged the sit-in to protest several recent incidents of racist statements written on university buildings and walls. The students note that the administration has said it supports them but is still punishing them for remaining at a sit-in location after hours. Administration officials said the rules should be enforced and that peaceful protest is possible without violating the rules.

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