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Students stage sit-in outside University of Oklahoma offices


February 28, 2020

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dozens of University of Oklahoma students staged a sit-in that continued Friday outside OU's administrative offices following two instances of professors using racial slurs in the classroom.

However, OU Interim President Joseph Harroz Jr. has rejected the demands of the school's Black Emergency Response Team, known as BERT, for Provost Kyle Harper's resignation.

BERT gathered Wednesday morning in Evans Hall and called for the resignation, mandatory equity training for faculty, semester-long diversity training and a new multicultural center on campus.

The group said it...

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