Ole Miss Students Election Result Pro...

Ole Miss Students Election Result Protest

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Hawesville, KY

#1 Nov 9, 2012
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The Article States:
"According to local reports, up to 400 students from the University of Mississippi staged a riotous protest last night at the news of Obama’s reelection. The Jackson Clarion Ledger reported that “students were heard shouting racial epithets about Obama and African Americans in general. Police were called to the scene and the crowd broke up around 12:30 a.m.”

"Reports conflict over whether rocks were thrown, but Twitter images testify that an “Obama Biden” campaign sign was burned. No one was arrested or injured — in the context of the Oxford campus’s history of racist violence, it’s a stretch to call last night’s incident a “riot.”

"In the video below, an amateur videographer notes of the crowd,“it’s majority white people. That’s all I’ve got to say about that”.

The truth is ---> IT WASNT A RIOT....PERIOD!!!
Not a single person was physically attacked, shot or stabbed, no buildings or businesses were burned no cars flipped upside down and no acts of vandalism. There were only two or three arrests and the protesters calmly left after the police requested for them to do so.
Racial slurs were shouted? So what ever happened to freedom of speach?
And the majority of folks who would complain about the protest would be minorities such as liberals and blacks. That's all I've got to say about that.

Since: Feb 11

Marble Falls, TX

#2 Feb 24, 2013
fact of the matter is, this is not how adults are supposed to behave. What they did was embarrassing to me and everyone else who has graduated from the university or attends the university or teaches there. They made themselves and, by extension, us, look ignorant.

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