Another college is shaking after discovering “It’s Okay To Be White” posters near its campus, calling the police and releasing a statement condemning racism and bigotry.
Bates College in Lewiston, Maine had numerous signs placed on telephone polls around its campus, prompting students to contact the school’s administration, who in turn called the police and condemned “any attempt to incite hatred and bigotry based on race,” according to local media.
According to News Center Maine, they consider the “It’s Okay To Be White” signs to be symbols of white supremacy.
The flyers were first noticed Sunday morning. One student snapped a picture and sent it to the school’s student body president, Walter Washington.
“I was actually very surprised,” Washington said in a phone interview Monday. “With Lewiston being one of the more diverse communities in the state of Maine, it was just kind of shocking to me.”
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