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Race, free speech issues likely to linger

August 27, 2005

The fall semester promises to include more discussion of race and the First Amendment on the Washington State University campus as many of the main players from last school year are back in town after summer break.

Last spring, a black theater major at WSU produced a deliberately provocative play at the student union that caused a stir among several groups on campus.

Christopher Lee, now a senior, wrote and produced “The Passion of the Musical.” The play was protested and disrupted on its last night by a number of minority students, many of whom gained admittance to the production using tickets purchased by the university’s Office of Campus Involvement...

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