Oberlin College canceled classes Monday to hold a "Day of Solidarity" following a month of hateful vandalism and the latest report of a person spotted on campus wearing a Ku Klux Klan-style outfit.
Throughout February, multiple acts of vandalism on the Ohio campus have targeted the black, Jewish and LGBT communities with hate speech, the Oberlin Review reports.
Black History Month posters were defaced with the N-word, a note found at the LGBTQ Community Coordinator called it the "Nigger + Faggot Center," and someone wrote “Nigger Oven” in an elevator, among other incidents according to the Review. On several occasions, swastikas were drawn, the Cleveland Jewish News reports.
On Monday morning, the school's administration sent out an announcement essentially calling the reported KKK outfit the last straw: