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Georgia: Black Students Ejected from Trump Rally Say They Just Wanted to Watch

March 01, 2016
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At a Donald Trump rally Monday night in Georgia, a group of about 30 black students say they were ejected by a Secret Service agent who said Trump asked for them to be removed. The students had been standing silently at the top of the bleachers. In tears outside, they said they just wanted to watch the rally.

Student: "I think we got kicked out because we’re a group of black people. And like I guess people—what’s going on in America, they’re afraid we’re going to say something or do something. But we just really wanted to watch the rally. And to get kicked out because we’re a group of black people, it shows you how racist our own school is, that we can’t even go to our own school complex."

The event took place at Valdosta State University, which was a white-only campus until 1963.


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