Ohio State University students are upset and this time it's not about people forgetting to include "THE" in front of Ohio State University.
Apparently, some students are upset after the school sent a (required by law) public safety notice to students (for their safety), which mentioned a "hate crime" perpetrated by two African-American suspects near Ohio State's campus. The audacity!!!
Some students felt that the school was fueling racism and mocking their "entire black student body" after the school published information about the crimes.
The first correspondence did not mention the victims' race, however, the Department of Public Safety sent two follow-up emails, stating that the victims of the crime were white Ohio State students and that the suspects were in custody. One suspect allegedly yelled a racial slur at a student and punched him in the face.
Some students on campus saw the communications as discriminatory and unfair which prompted roughly 100 students to gather in protest over the "error and confusion in the handling of" the public safety notices.
Later, University Police Chief Kimberly Spears-McNatt told OSU's newspaper, The Lantern, "We apologize for this omission and any questions or concerns it may have caused."
University spokesperson Dan Hedman also told the Lantern "because the suspects were of a different race than the victims, the racial slur used in [the] incident fell under the Clery Act's definition of a hate crime, and the university was legally obligated to report it as such."
Even when you are not a victim, you are still a victim. Imagine thinking that people yelling racial slurs at other people isn't a hate crime… not to mention the whole "aggravated assault" thing.
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