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Louisville students protest after school president and staff pose in racist costumes for Halloween

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Students at the University of Louisville are calling for the president of the school to resign after he and his staff posed in racist costumes during a Halloween party at the president’s mansion, reports WHAS.

The university and school President James Ramsey have both apologized for the photo, showing the school’s leader and staffers posing in stereotypical Mexican costumes with sombreros and “bandido” mustaches, saying it was not their intention to be offensive.

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“I want to personally apologize for the recent incident and any pain that it may have caused our students, faculty, staff, and community,” Ramsey said in a statement. “We did not intend to cause harm or be insensitive.”

Despite the apologies, students at the school are demanding that Ramsey step down, going so far as to create a Twitter campaign under #RacistRamsey.

About fifty students took over a hall at the school on Friday with a list of demands, including sensitivity training for staffers.

The photo was taken as part of a story on the mansion by the Courier-Journal and visitors to the party attending were reportedly issued their sombreros and mustaches by President Ramsey’s wife, Jane, who was also decked out is similar attire.

Ramsey was traveling with the school’s football team on Saturday and unavailable for comment on the student’s demand that he step down.

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