(Detroit News) A former Eastern Michigan University student pleaded guilty Monday to painting racist graffiti on campus, school officials announced.
In Washtenaw County Circuit Court, Eddie Curlin admitted to three counts of malicious destruction of property stemming from several incidents in 2016 and 2017, EMU reported in a statement.
The first incident Curlin, who is African-American, was charged with included red, white and blue spray-painting of “KKK” and the n-word, along with “leave” on the side of King Hall. In another incident, a message was painted outside of Ford Hall, near the campus monument to Martin Luther King Jr., telling blacks to go home. Racist graffiti also was found inside a men’s restroom stall at Sherzer Hall.