Civil rights group investigating how African-American students


AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a historic civil rights group, announced Wednesday they will be launching an investigation into the way that African-American students fare at Austin Community College campuses.

Reverend Kyev Tatum of the Tarrant County branch of the SCLC was in Austin Wednesday for the preliminary steps of the investigation. 

He explained that several black students reached out to SCLC with concerns after they felt formal complaints they’d filed with ACC had not been addressed. Tatum couldn’t specify exactly how many complaints there were, but said there was enough evidence to start an investigation.

Some of the complainants said they hadn’t received enough resources, others said they were exposed to disturbing language and…

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