For those who don’t know what took place at Andrews during this past month, here is a snippet from AToday that explains it well:
African American students at Andrews University, the leading Adventist institution of higher education, released a video yesterday expressing concern about racial discrimination on the Michigan campus. The three-and-a-half minute video includes several young adults making a joint statement with the title frame: “A PSA expressing the concerns of black students at Andrews University.”
The video challenges the university leadership, “You have one week to release a formal statement of apology for the wrongful discrimination against black students of this institution, [and] to commit to making … measurable changes …
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A few days after the video was released Andrea Luxton, President of Andrews University, released a statement in response to the video. The statement helps provide context to the video although we have been unable to find a reliable source for the immediate context that prompted its release. You can read the statement here.
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