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Claremont McKenna Is Latest Campus Roiled By Race Debate

In a screen grab from a video posted Wednesday, Nov. 11, a coalition of campus groups for hold a demonstration to protest a lack of support from the Claremont McKenna College administration for students of color and others with marginalized identities. (CMC Forum/YouTube)
In a screen grab from a video posted Wednesday, Nov. 11, a coalition of campus groups for hold a demonstration to protest a lack of support from the Claremont McKenna College administration for students of color and others with marginalized identities. (CMC Forum/YouTube)

Racial tensions on college campuses continue to erupt across the country. The latest controversy is at Claremont McKenna College in California. Claremont Dean of Students Mary Spellman resigned yesterday after students said Spellman responded with a racially insensitive email to a Latino student.

Jacob Margolis, a reporter at KPCC in Southern California who is covering the story, joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to talk about what he’s seeing on the campus.

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