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UPDATE: Towson Students REACT To Prof Fired For Racial Slur

First Posted: 05/04/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:45 PM ET

Racism

The Towerlight :

Allen Zaruba, a professional artist and adjunct art professor who has taught at the University for 12 years, was fired last Thursday after being reported to the provost's office for using a racial slur in class.

Zaruba was lecturing in his Visual Concepts class last Monday. The class was discussing a textbook he called "very politically incorrect," "Themes of Contemporary Art" by Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel. While reviewing a chapter about identity and the body, Zaruba referred to himself as "a nigger on the corporate plantation."

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