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Bates College addresses racial incident with campus reform


LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Administrators at Bates College are promising to address racial issues following an incident involving black students and security staff.

The Sun Journal reports ( ) proposed changes come after a disagreement at a May dance party between black students and security staff led to one male student being restrained. Many black students had complained earlier after a party they attended was shut down for noise while another party attended by white students was ignored.

A probe by private investigators found that security officers didn't discriminate...

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