Roughly 200 Emory University students—most sporting black T-shirts or other black garb in solidarity—gathered on the law school’s lawn on a sweltering Wednesday afternoon for a rally after last week’s revelations that a law professor allegedly used a racial slur during a torts class.

While some of the attendees were pointed in both their observations—including one holding a sign simply proclaiming “Not at Emory” and a more pointed “I am not a N****R”—the organizers and speakers hewed to its theme of unity, respect and tolerance.

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