|"There are certain looks you get late at night when you have a hoodie on, or even just a U of M backpack," the leader of a black student group told us.|
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During a wave of high-profile crimes that swept through campus last semester, many alerts noted that the suspect was a "black male." (Though there are some exceptions, including the most recent one.) Reached for comment today, Ian Taylor Jr., president of the Black Men's Forum, questioned the value of that sort of description, which he believes negatively impacts how blacks are perceived on campus.