Some K-State athletes protest over student's Floyd tweet
July 5, 2020
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd.
Those attending the rally in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday said the university administration's promise to launch initiatives to address racial injustice at the school did not go far enough, according to The Wichita Eagle.
"We need to create better policies that punish students that think it's OK to say these kinds of things," soccer player Emily Crain said. "I think what (protest organizers) said today was reall...