SDSU Black Resource Center vandalized

SAN DIEGO — The Black Resource Center at San Diego State University has been vandalized, the school announced Sunday.

Officials learned of the damage Sunday morning but believe the center was vandalized as early as Friday evening. Someone broke into the center, damaged a TV and moved around other items. No injuries were reported and no staff were inside at the time of the break-in, a school spokesperson told FOX 5.

“We were disheartened to find the building — an important space for learning and community gathering on our campus — treated with such disrespect and disregard,” the school said in a statement.

“Incidents such as (this) do not minimize our commitment to our community — they strengthen them,” added J. Luke Wood,  the school’s associate vice president for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion. “SDSU has and will continue to affirm our unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion, and I call on your continued solidarity in support of our Black community and in support of our collective community.”

The University Police Department was investigating. Anyone with information was asked to call 619-594-1991 or email policeinvestigations@sdsu.edu.

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