Racism

Task force formed after racist incidents releases findings

A year after a video showing white students wearing ponchos and sombreros at Cinco de Mayo celebrations angered students of color and set off a series of racist incidents, a University of New Hampshire task force announced some recommendations and steps they've taken to address concerns about racism, including hoping the Mexican holiday turns into a day of community service.

The group, made up of 40 university administrators, staff, students, law enforcement and other community members, released its report last week, in response to complaints about offensive actions during the parties last year. A few days after Cinco de Mayo, the university held a town meeting where hundreds of...

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