MARCY, N.Y. – A digital zoom panel dialogue within the exploration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. phrases changed into a zoom bombing racial hate crime Friday afternoon.
Members of the Mohawk Valley Group School and SUNY Polytechnic Institute communities joined panelists in a digital discussion board when offensive photographs insinuating violence, together with racial slurs have been shared by some members.
In a press release launched Friday, MVCC and SUNY Poly presidents mentioned, “we’re appalled by such habits and strongly condemn these acts of hate and the suggestion of violence. We don’t but know if any members of our campus communities have been concerned in perpetrating the incident, however an investigation has begun and will probably be pursued to the fullest extent doable.”
Governor Kathy Hochul condemned the habits on Twitter Friday night.
Hochul mentioned, “I’ve directed the New York State Police Hate Crime Activity Pressure to help native authorities. Racism and all types of intolerance don’t have any residence in New York.”
Officers ask the group to contact SUNY Poly College Police at 315-792-7222 with any data concerning the incident.