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Ole Miss students speak out about Ed Meek post

Ole Miss students speak out about Ed Meek post

Posted: Thu Sep 20 21:58:07 PDT 2018
Updated: Mon Sep 24 17:51:40 PDT 2018

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more backlash tonight for ole miss donor ed meek, whose name is on the school of journalism. this after a recent post that some are considering racist.. tonight the two women shown in the post are speaking out. wtva's shante sumpter what they had to say... i spoke with the two ladies who tell me they no longer feel they have a safe place here on campus. tonight there was only standing room inside this building as students voiced their opinions about what they say is racist. ." mahoghany jordan kiyona crawfordole miss seniors it was disrespectful he has so much knowledge in public relations. your name is on the school of journalism. yet you made such a disheartening post about us. mahoghany jordan and kiyona crawfors are referring to this post by the university of mississippi school of journalism namesake ed meeks. the post shows the two ole miss seniors out on the square saturday,,itcomplains that there were over 40 fights on saturday, and leaders need to step up as enrollment has declined at ole miss we should be able to go out and wear what we want to wear without being portrayed in a negative light. this shouldn't have happened he portrayed us as if we were prostitutes... the two sat among their peers, and the university chancellor tonight as an open dialogue was had to see how the school moves forward... i don't expect an apology. i don't need an apology. it shares who you are and what you think about black people. the ladies tell me they want ed meeks' name removed from the journalism school. it has been noted he and his wife donated over $5million here. school officials have not said what will happen next. in oxford ss wtva 9 news at matt's here with a look
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