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Facing Gay Rights Protests, Nyack College Cancels Civil Rights Celebration

Nyack College's President Michael G. Scales Photo Credit: nyack.edu
Nyack College is canceling its annual civil rights celebration in the face of protests from gay rights activists. Photo Credit: nyack.edu

NYACK, N.Y. -- Nyack College is canceling its annual civil rights celebration in the face of protests from gay rights activists, according to a story on lohud.com.

The Social Justice Celebration, which serves as an annual prelude to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, had been scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 17, at the Nyack Seaport, lohud.com said.

According to college President Michael G. Scales, some individuals might intend to use the Social Justice gathering for another reason, which would be a distraction from the purpose of the event, lohud.com said.

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