Student with Dreadlocks Harassed and Accused of Cultural Appropriation
This video from San Francisco State University shows an alleged university employee berating and harassing a student. She claims that his dreadlocks are a form of cultural appropriation.
San Francisco State University released this statement in response to the on-campus incident:
We are aware of the video made of an incident which occurred on campus yesterday afternoon. University police were called to the scene of the incident when it occurred. The two individuals involved in the incident are not San Francisco State University employees. Further, no criminal charges have been pressed at this time to the University’s knowledge.
San Francisco State University promotes the rights of the campus community to engage in free speech, but does not condone behavior that impedes the safety or well-being of others. We are taking the matter seriously and will promptly and thoroughly investigate this incident through applicable University channels, including our campus student conduct procedures.