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Whose Diversity? Protesters Interrupt State of the College of Liberal Arts Address

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

On Sept 15, protesters from Whose Diversity? interrupted University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts Dean John Coleman during his annual state of the college address. Eight members and supporters silently entered the Cowles Auditorium in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and joined Coleman on stage as he was making his comments. The group interrupted Coleman with a slow clapping of their hands and asked for a moment of silence for Jesus Estrada-Perez, who died this summer. He was a Whose Diversity? member and American Studies PhD student.