University of Florida apologizes to African American students rushed off stage during graduation ceremony | Local N…


University of Florida used Twitter to issue an apology to several African American students rushed from the stage by a faculty member when they chose to celebrate as they walked across the stage to receive their diploma on Saturday.

Several people took to social media to post videos of the incidents, saying the man’s actions were unfair and racially motivated.

“This is absolutely disgusting, these students have paid more (than) $40,000 in tuition and if they want to dance for 4 secs then it’s their prerogative,” Mackintosh Joachin, a student at the university, shared on Facebook.

On Sunday morning, school President Kent Fuchs, who was at the ceremony, tweeted an apology.

“During one of this…

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