University of Utah president decries hate groups’ signs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — College of Utah leadership is calling on the community to report despise speech after signage from identified white nationalism groups was as soon as chanced on on campus.

The Salt Lake Tribune reported Sunday that President Ruth Watkins stated a banner was as soon as chanced on on Saturday and a gargantuan series of stickers had been placed around campus earlier within the week.

Watkins didn’t part the contents of the trace or stickers. But she says they had been from two groups that Anti-Defamation League has described as white supremacist organizations.

She says while the college is an launch forum for discourse, the rhetoric from these groups doesn’t align with the faculty’s values.

That isn’t very the foremost time in most modern years racist literature has was up on the campus.

White nationalist neighborhood Vanguard America establish up posters in 2017.

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Recordsdata from: The Salt Lake Tribune, http://www.sltrib.com

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