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The Michigan Daily - Friday, February 13, 1987 - Page 5
Groups condemn contra aid

By CALEB SOUTHWORTH
Members of the Latin America
Solidarity Committee continued
their weekly protests of U. S.
involvement in Central America at
the Federal Building on Liberty
Street. No one was arrested.
Yesterday's rally, their sixth,
was co-sponsored by the Religious

Coalition on Central America
(RCCA), a group of local churches
committed to ending contra aid and
the bombings in El Salvador.
Before the demonstration, buil-
ding security guards told the
protesters that they would not be
allowed inside the building and
warned them they would risk arrest

Turkish student group
begins lecture series

if they came closer to the building
than a specified line.
LASC members displayed a
banner at the bottom of the steps
with a plea from Archbishop Oscar
Romero, saying "In the name of
God, stop the lies, stop the
killing."
Peter Beauvais, a member of the
RCCA, gave a short speech calling
for "education for our hearts."
"It is not always wrong to use
force, but it is always wrong to
desire to use force," he said.
Beauvais said the soil in
Guatemala is red with the blood
from peoples hearts and it was time
for the violence to end.
Shirly McRae, an RCCA

member, decried the repression with
a placard showing the number of
recent deaths in Central America.
This Sunday the RCCA will
launch a letter writing campaign
aimed at pressuring Michigan
Congressmen into eliminating
current and future aid for the
contras.
People from both groups
distributed literature about future
demonstrations and letter.
campaigns. LASC plans to
continue protesting at the Federal
Building on Thursdays. LASC
members will also attend the larger
protest to stop U.S. intervention in
Central America in Kennedy Square
in Detroit on March 29.

Daily Photo by KATHRYN WRIGHT

Protesters speaking out against racism at the University attend a rally
yesterday on North Campus.
Racism teach-in held

(Continued from Page 1)
"The student association has two
main goals," noted Sibel
Koyluoglu, the student association
president and an engineering junior.
"The first is to provide a home
away from home for the Turkish
exchange students and also tries to
bring together people who share the
same interest and background," she
added.
The second goal is to present
Turkish heritage and culturestothe
Ann Arbor community, Koyluoglu
stressed.
The Turkish Student Association
also sponsors Turkish movies

shown twice a month, a Turkish
Hour on WCBN on Sunday
mornings, and helps to sponsor
other events such as the Ann Arbor
Ethnic Festival. In May the club
and the Department of Near Eastern
Studies will sponsor a one and one-
half day symposium on the era of
Sultan Suleyman The Magnificent.
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Mystic, the minority affairs council
in Alice Lloyd.
David Schoem, Pilot' Program
director, said the purpose of the
O program was to discuss all forms of
racism and ways to confront them.
The teach-in featured both formal
lectures and informal rap sessions
about racism within and outside of
the University. Workshops focused
on the direction of the Civil Rights
movement, institutional racism,
racism in the media,the subtleties
of racism, and many other issues.
hIn one workshop, English
V lecuturer Ralph Story, said that
much of the overt attitudinal racism
minorities experience often has root
causes in the American educational
system which often ignores the
contributions of black culture and
people.
"You can go through the entire.
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ough 12 to a Ph.D and not learn
what anybody black or what black
culture is like... that's institutional
racism," he said.

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