USC to Remove John Wayne Exhibit After Students Protest Actor’s Racist Remarks

USC to Remove John Wayne Exhibit After Students Protest Actor’s Racist Remarks
A University of Southern California exhibit dedicated to John Wayne will be removed from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts following a student-led protest that decried the actor’s history of racism and homophobia.

“Conversations about systemic racism in our cultural institutions along with the recent global, civil uprising by the Black Lives Matter Movement require that we consider the role our School can play as a change maker in promoting antiracist cultural values and experiences,” USC assistant dean of diversity and inclusion Evan Hughes said in a statement. “Therefore,
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