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Racial slurs shouted at SDSU's Black Resource Center

Posted at 11:34 AM, Mar 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-05 14:34:08-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego State University officials announced Monday plans for healing circles after reports of several people calling out racial slurs toward the Black Resource Center on campus.

A racially diverse group of men was in a vehicle Friday when they yelled slurs at the building on Lindo Paseo, a witness told 10News.

“SDSU does not tolerate instances of hatred, racism or discrimination,” said university President Adela de la Torre, interim Vice President for Student Affairs Christy Samarkos, and Chief Diversity Officer J. Luke Wood in a statement.

“At SDSU, diversity and inclusion are core values we uphold, and the university is deeply committed to supporting a campus climate and environment that is welcoming and safe, no matter a person’s background or experience. We do not accept hate-driven acts.”

Campus officials organized three healing circles to be held on campus this week. Counseling and psychological services team members are also available.

Anyone with information about the racial slur incident was asked to call University Police at 619-594-1991.