Barnard College Apologizes to Student Who was Racially Profiled at University Library

Nicole Rojas
Apr 17, 2019 - 5:00
Barnard College Apologizes to Student Who was Racially Profiled at University Library

Students at two New York universities were plunged into a conversation about race and implicit bias when a Black Columbia University student was pinned down by public safety officers at Barnard College after he reportedly failed to show his ID.  Video of a Thursday, April 11 incident showed a confrontation between a Black male student and Barnard Public Safety officers escalating quickly. Officers accused the student, who has a right to enter and use Barnard’s library as a Columbia student, of running inside the library without showing his school ID. He told them that he was unaware of the policy requiring him to show identification. -->

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