Students gathered on Low Steps and marched through Harlem on Sunday to raise awareness and protest the attack of a Sikh professor last weekend.
Despite sustaining a fractured jaw and bruising across his body, the professor at the School of International and Public Affairs who was attacked in Central Harlem Saturday evening in a possible hate crime said he plans to return to work Tuesday.
Hate crimes are a result of ignorance and hatred, which can be eliminated through stronger community.
A Columbia professor was assaulted Saturday night while walking in East Harlem in an incident police are investigating as a possible hate crime.
Some of Columbia's top storylines last year included a bizarre performance in a Frontiers of Science lecture, Nutellagate, Faculty House contract negotiations, and an alleged hate crime by a football player.
We must direct our efforts as students toward investigating the structures that enabled the alleged hate-based assault.
Columbia University must take corrective action against bigotry.
The arrest of a Columbia football player for a hate-based aggravated assault sparked a campuswide debate on the University’s athletic culture and students’ use of offensive language on social media last week.
The arrest of a Columbia football player for aggravated harassment as a hate crime on Tuesday sparked over a campus-wide debate on the University’s athletic culture and students’ use of offensive language on social media.
The actions and tweets by some members of the team are not representative of all Columbia football players.
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