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Famous college song is suddenly ‘hostile’ and ‘offensive,’ so students sue

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Musician 1st Class Caeley Niess, from Arlington, Virginia, performs with the U.S Navy Concert Band at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, during the town’s annual Fourth of July celebration on July 4, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class April Enos)

By Kendall Tietz
Daily Caller News Foundation

  • Students at the University of Texas at Austin filed a lawsuit alleging a “hostile environment” for black students because of the school’s alma mater song, which they claim is racist, the Texas Tribune reported.
  • A group of anonymous students, along with the Texas and UT Austin chapter of the NAACP, filed a federal civil rights complaint against the school’s “The Eyes of Texas” song on Friday.
  • The complaint says the university is in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act for its failure to address opposition to the song and racial harassment of black students, the Texas Tribune reported.

Students at the University of Texas at Austin filed a lawsuit alleging a “hostile environment” for black students because of the school’s alma mater song, which they claim is racist, the Texas Tribune reported.

A group of anonymous students, along with the Texas and UT Austin chapters of the NAACP, filed a federal civil rights complaint against the school’s “The Eyes of Texas” song on Friday with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, one day before the start of football season,

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