HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Racially offensive fliers have been posted at the University of Houston. This comes after similar posters were put up at several colleges across the country including Southern Methodist University in Dallas and the University of Michigan.
Students who came across the racially charged fliers say they saw them posted on bulletin boards at University of Houston, on utility poles and even on trash cans. That last location, according to some students, is where they say the fliers belong— in the trash.
“I think it's completely inappropriate and not what our country needs especially at a time like this. University of Houston is super diverse,” explains UH student Preston Boyer.
"Are you sick of anti-white propaganda in college" and "White Americans your country is your Birthright" are the words on just a couple of the fliers found hanging at University of Houston.
"I'm honestly not too surprised with the current climate of everything going on right now. It is a little bit petty for someone to waste their time putting up these fliers just to tick someone off, just really upsetting,” says UH student Morton Sager.
“It's very important that we all come together. At the end of the day we all belong to the human race,” adds UH student Gloria Sackey.
Some students say they removed the fliers and took them to administrators. "I'm happy for my Coog (referring to Cougars or Coogs, the school mascot) brothers and sisters. It shows that this campus is going in the right direction and I'm happy to be a Coog,” smiles student Jimi Lewis.
"Hopefully we can get some people to come together but with the current presidential cabinet and appointees we're going to see a lot more of this. Donald Trump is not going to be saying what he was saying before but he's going to leave it up to other people to say it now,” adds Sager.
”It would be so much better if people could get under the same ideas and come together and not hate. That would be nice,” smiles student Grace Deal.
University of Houston released a statement saying “The University removed materials that were not posted in locations designated by University policy”. The statement goes on to say anyone demonstrating freedom of expression on campus must also follow policy.