Oklahoma Board of Regents denounces use of racial slurs
March 13, 2020
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents called racial slurs that two professors used in their classrooms "disgusting" during its first meeting since dozens of students staged a sit-in outside the school's administrative offices.
Chairman Leslie Rainbolt-Forbes on Tuesday read a statement from the board addressing the recent incidents, The Oklahoman reported.
"We know words matter and words hurt, and some words are unacceptable," Rainbolt-Forbes read. "We abhor the use of the offensive word. It is disgusting, and it is simply wrong.
The regents' statement comes af...