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'White Student Union' challenges Black Lives Matter at University of Illinois

'White Student Union' challenges Black Lives Matter at University of Illinois

A Facebook page ostensibly created for an audience at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign called "Illini White Student Union" has drawn fire after it characterized the national Black Lives Matter movement as "terrorism."

Created Wednesday after a protest sympathetic to Black Lives Matter, the page declared itself "for white students of University of Illinois to be able to form a community and discuss our own issues as well as be able to organize against the terrorism we have been facing from Black Lives Matter activists on campus," 

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