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Students At Southern Methodist University Rally Against Racial Discrimination

Students at Southern Methodist University rallying against racial discrimination. Yesterday, about 150 students gathered for a "blackout" to show support for black students at the University of Missouri, and to call attention to racial issues on their own campus. (Holly Hacker @hollyhacker/Twitter)
Students at Southern Methodist University rallying against racial discrimination. Yesterday, about 150 students gathered for a "blackout" to show support for black students at the University of Missouri, and to call attention to racial issues on their own campus. (Holly Hacker @hollyhacker/Twitter)

In Dallas, Texas, students at Southern Methodist University are among the college students across the U.S. rallying against racial discrimination. Yesterday, about 150 students gathered for a “blackout” to show support for black students at the University of Missouri and to call attention to racial issues on their own campus.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks to Christina Cox, editor-in-chief of SMU’s newspaper, the Daily Campus, about the atmosphere at SMU, and what’s prompting the rallies.

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