Friday, April 5, 2019

'A Symbol of White Supremacy'--Missouri Western State University moves to calm tensions after MAGA hat video

By Washington Times, April 02, 2019

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — A Missouri college campus has held a listening session in an effort to calm tensions after a video began circulating online of a black student shouting at someone wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat.

About 50 people attended the session Monday at Missouri Western State University to discuss what happened last Friday. A video of the incident posted by the student newspaper shows the woman saying that the hat is “a symbol of white supremacy.” When a police officer tries to quiet the student, she asks, “Do you know what that hat symbolizes?”
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