University of Oklahoma Black Lives Matter group holds protest on campus after Crutcher death

Posted at 2:33 PM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 20:09:10-04

NORMAN, Okla. – Students at the University of Oklahoma held a peaceful protest for Black Lives Matter at the Student Union Thursday in the wake of the Terence Crutcher fatal shooting in Tulsa.

OU Daily tweeted and retweeted about the protest where several students lay down on the ground and encouraged those in support of their cause to follow suit. 

One student, sophomore Marika Barker said “Racism does not just disappear, racism is taught.”

President Boren sent a statement regarding the protests, see below.