Ole Miss students occupy the Lyceum to demand expulsion of student for Facebook comment
Published 3:37 pm Friday, September 23, 2016
University of Mississippi students occupied the Lyceum Friday afternoon in response to a statement released by Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter they felt “failed to explicitly acknowledge and condemn” a racist and threatening Facebook comment written by student Jordan Samson.
Carrying signs, laptops and cell phones to document the sit-in, students filled the first and second floors of the administration building while waiting for a response from Vitter.
Leaders from the campus chapter of the NAACP are moving forward with a series of requests for Vice Chancellor Brandi Hephner LeBanc, according to The Daily Mississippian.
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Here is the start of what Dom Scott, Allen Coon & Makala McNeil (UM NAACP) are drafting to give to Vice Chancellor LaBanc pic.twitter.com/qvgXJWl3on
— Daily Mississippian (@thedm_news) September 23, 2016