SOU students hold protest to address racial concerns

protestAshland, Ore. — Southern Oregon University students, faculty, and community members are calling for an end to racism. Dozens gathered outside Stevenson Union Friday for a peaceful march around campus and through the streets of Ashland. Organizers say they want people to know racism is not dead.

“We’re really seeking to create a dialouge in this town, in a town that is more ready to address these issues.”

SOU interim President Roy Saigo joined the students in their march. Campus officials say they support their students exercising their first amendment rights.

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