USC student organization responds to racist flyers with series of posters

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - On Tuesday, a student organization at the University of South Carolina has issued a response after racially insensitive flyers were posted inside Gambrell Hall last week.

A.Bevy, Inc., a non-profit organization on campus, posted signs around campus addressing the incident using a series of self-portraits. Students are seen pictured in "I am not…" posters. Those posters, according to the organization, will also be posted in locations around Downtown Columbia.

"They said we are money and called us dumb and things like that," said Darnisha Boone, who created the idea according to the organization's Facebook page. "We wanted to respond and say 'I am not' what people say that we are."

University officials are working to track down a man suspected of posting the racially insensitive flyers. The university also held a community dialogue called "#NotOurCampus" on campus recently.

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