Belmont University freshman who posted racist social media post ‘no longer a student’

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Belmont University says a freshman student accused of posting a racist social media post is no longer a student at the school.

A statement was posted via the university’s Facebook page Tuesday afternoon.

“We reject comments rooted in racism or bigotry. This is not free speech – this is hate speech,” said the response. “As a Christian institution, it is our goal to build a diverse and inclusive community where all members feel accepted, safe and valued.”

It’s unclear what the social media post said. Further details have not been released.

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