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Former Liberty U Diversity Director Raises Money to Help Black Employees Leave Institution

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LeeQuan McLaurin

After resigning earlier this month, LeeQuan McLaurin, the former director of diversity retention at Liberty University, has raised over $18,000 to help Black employees leave the institution, reports to the News and Advance.

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McLaurin’s resignation came after Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr. used Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s blackface scandal in a tweet to mock the statewide mandated mask regulations.

His goal is to raise $30,000 to allow for at least 15 former employees to have a financial safety net while looking for another job, News and Advance reported.

“No one should have to be subject to racial trauma or workplace trauma in order to make a living,” McLaurin said in a statement.


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