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Oklahoma professor who used slur to step down, get training

 

February 14, 2020



NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A University of Oklahoma journalism professor who used a racial slur during a class lecture will step down from teaching the course for the rest of the semester and undergo racial sensitivity training, the college's dean said told students and faculty on Friday.

In a letter to faculty and students, Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication Dean Ed Kelley said professor Peter Gade "has agreed that this episode is a chance to learn and grow."

Kelley said Gade will engage in the university's program in culturally competent communication and meet one-on-one wit...



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