‘Aggies United’ Event Brings Campus and Community Together To Denounce Hate

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knight-650 TAMU Quarterback Trevor Knight at Aggies United Event. Photo by TAMU.

Thousands of Texas A&M University students, faculty, staff and community supporters assembled on Kyle Field last night for the “Aggies United” event, a gathering to demonstrate unity as a direct response to a non-university invited speaker who has white supremacist views.

The event featured a diverse lineup of speakers and performers, and was co-hosted by television and film actor Hill Harper and Texas A&M Student Body President Hannah Wimberly.

“We can understand what is right and what is wrong;  we can understand the difference between justice and injustice,” said Harper. “We can understand the difference between hate and love, that coming together we can affirm the positive and disaffirm and disqualify those that are spouting out hate, disunity and division.”

The event featured a variety of musical performances including singer-songwriter Ben Rector and soul singer V. Bozeman. Several Texas A&M…

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