Okla. professor demands college president resign amid outcry over racist video

January 25, 2019

A University of Oklahoma professor confronted the school’s president Tuesday and demanded that he resign after a video surfaced in which a now-former student wore blackface and used a racial slur. About 1,000 students and faculty members gathered at a campus rally during which administrators condemned the video showing a white woman with black paint on her face as another white woman laughs.

The school released public apologies from two former students who were involved in the video. But as students and university officials took their turn at the microphone, many said they need to see more from campus leadership.

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