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President's Letter to the Community

Campus Incident

November 19, 2018

Dear Spelman Community,

Last Tuesday, a faculty member reported that a flier with the words "Black Trans Lives Matter" was defaced in one of our academic buildings. Let me be clear: Black trans lives matter at Spelman College.

If anyone has information about the person responsible for defacing the flier, please contact Dean of Students Fran’Cee Brown McClure or Title IX and Compliance Director Nicole Johnson as soon as possible. You may also share any information you have by filling out our online incident reporting form.

Spelman has zero tolerance for all forms of expression of hate. At the start of the term, I reminded our community that every student and employee upon entering Spelman, enters a place that is committed to acting with civility, tolerance and respect for all members of the Spelman community.


Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D.