Racial Slurs At VMI ‘A Common Experience’ for Black Cadets, Investigators Told
At VMI, Black cadets endure lynching threats, Klan memories and Confederacy veneration. A VMI employee told investigators that a disproportionate number of African American cadets are targeted for prosecution by the school’s student-run Honor Court system and expelled for violations. The law firm offered no numbers, but The Washington Post reported in December that Black students made up 43 percent of those expelled between the fall of 2017 and the spring of 2020, though they represented just 6 percent of the student body. To learn more click here.