After Henson’s admission, USC came under fire. Now, the college is issuing a response on the matter, expressing how “disturbing” they found the situation in a statement.
Public Safety Director John Thomas wrote on the matter:
“I was deeply disturbed to read news reports about a prospective student who felt profiled on or near campus because of his race. We encourage reporting of allegations of bias and I hope for the opportunity to have a conversation with the young man and his mother.”
“I would like to look into this matter further and better understand who was involved and what took place. As someone who personally experienced racial profiling as a teenager, I have a stake in learning more about this incident and doing all I can to reach a just resolution.”
“It is not clear to me which police departments were involved. Any allegation of bias or unequal treatment by university officers would trigger an investigation that I would supervise along with the university’s Office of Equity and Diversity. It is my expectation and that of the university that our department uphold the highest standards of constitutional policing, affording equal rights and respect to all persons.”
Taraji pointed out in her interview with the magazine that Marcel was stopped by police for “having his hands in his pockets.”
What do you think of USC’s response to Taraji?
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