Racist signs

One of the signs posted last weekend on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

KEARNEY, Neb. — Dozens of signs with “Prevent white minority by 2044” and similar messages have been removed from the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus .

As many as 50 of the signs were posted last weekend .

“We became aware over the weekend, mostly Sunday, that several posters promoting a racist agenda had been posted in and around campus buildings,” said Todd Gottula, UNK director of communications. He said UNK is not aware of who put up the posters. The signs do indicate a group to contact.

An email sent to the address listed on the signs did not receive a response.

UNK’s policy states that materials posted on UNK property must be approved by the university. The policy outlines specific locations where posters can be placed, such as interior bulletin boards, and provides a list of officials whose signature is required to post something in one of these designated areas.

According to Gottula, the signs had been posted on doors to buildings and on poles around campus.

According to the posting materials policy, “Temporary posting on any University property not specifically designated, as above, will be removed.”

“They (the posters) weren’t removed because of content, they were removed because they weren’t approved per our policy,” Gottula clarified.

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