One of the fliers found on campus at the University of Michigan
University of Michigan Black Student Union via Twitter

On Monday morning, students at the University of Michigan found fliers promoting white supremacy and espousing racist views, sparking a campuswide response, USA Today College reports.

One poster went on about "Why White Women Shouldn't Date Black Men," and claimed that black men were "more likely to abuse you" and "have STDs" and that "your kids probably wouldn't be smart," according to the report.


Another poster urged "Euro-Americans" to stop "apologizing," "living in fear" and "denying your heritage," the site notes.

The university released a statement Monday denouncing the fliers, saying that "messages of racial, ethnic or religious discrimination have no place" at the school.

“While we continue to defend any individual’s right to free speech on our campus, these types of attacks directed toward any individual or group, based on a belief or characteristic, are inconsistent with the university’s values of respect, civility and equality. We also have a responsibility to create a learning environment that is free of harassment,” read the statement, which was signed by the university president, provost, vice president for student life, and vice provost for equity, inclusion and academic affairs.


Read more at USA Today College

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