University of North Carolina students disrupt race meeting

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Some students at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill took over a town hall meeting on race relations at the school.

Multiple media outlets report that a group of protester on Thursday night read a long list of demand, including that the school fire newly hired president Margaret Spellings.

The protesters also called for the elimination of tuition and an end to using the SAT as part of the admissions process.

Sophomore Madrid Danner-Smith says racial equity training should be mandatory for every student, professor, administrator and staff member.

Several students called for the removal of Silent Sam, the Confederate monument on campus.

The meeting came a week after a large rally in support of the University of Missouri, where a mass protest was held earlier this semester.


This story has been corrected to show that the name is Spellings, not Spelling

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