University of Alabama issues statement, disgusted at “Finish What Katrina Started” banner
The University of Alabama released a statement condemning an offensive banner that was hung outside of an apartment complex that was later circulated around social media on Friday.
“UA is appalled that anyone would display a banner with such an inappropriate and offensive statement,” the statement read according to the university’s Twitter account. “It’s our understanding that the banner was hung at an off-campus apartment complex and it has been removed.”
The banner urged the Crimson Tide to “finish what (Hurricane) Katrina started,” against the No. 2 LSU Tigers in Saturday night’s SEC clash. Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana in 2005 and actually forced LSU to move their season opener from Tiger Stadium to Arizona State. Some areas are still recovering from the natural disaster.
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— Clay Travis (@ClayTravisBGID) November 7, 2015