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EMU students hold sit-in protest at campus building

Posted: 4:02 AM, Nov 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-02 12:48:46-04
EMU students hold sit-in protest on campus
EMU students hold sit-in protest on campus

Dozens of students staged a sit-in protest on the campus of Eastern Michigan University overnight. 

Several students live-streamed the protest which took place at the EMU Student Center on 900 Oakwood Street in Ypsilanti. 

The protest comes after recent acts of racist vandalism have appeared on campus.

A rally is scheduled for later this morning at Ford Hall at 11 a.m. with faculty expected to show up in support of black students and colleagues.