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Hundreds Of Howard University Students Continue Dayslong Protest

The protests are a reaction to reports that Howard employees misused financial aid money.
Posted at 10:27 AM, Apr 01, 2018

Hundreds of students at Howard University occupied an administrative building for a fourth day Sunday, and they say they plan to continue. 

The sit-in follows a report out Tuesday that said university employees misappropriated financial aid funding over the course of nine years. It's not clear how much money was misused.

Now, students want answers. They released nine demands, including the resignation of Howard University President Wayne Frederick. Students also want to see changes to the school's sexual harassment policy and more student housing.

Students and administration officials at the historically black university discussed meeting those demands for about four hours Saturday and plan to continue talks.

Additional reporting by Newsy affiliate CNN