SEATTLE (AP) — At least 200 Black Lives Matter marchers overtook a University of Washington race and equity meeting, saying the school needs to do more than talk about solving racial friction on campus.

The Seattle Times reports the Tuesday night meeting, billed as a conversation about subtle forms of racism, became a series of emotional speeches with chants of "Black lives matter."

Student Palca Shibale and others issued specific demands that include, among other things, better recruiting of students of color, a 25 percent increase in the percentage of faculty of color by winter 2017 and a new community policing and review model to improve UW police behavior.

The race and equity initiative was born out of a Black Lives Matter march that UW President Ana Mari Cauce used as a springboard to create it more than a year ago.

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