A group of Black Valdosta State University students were removed from a Donald Trump rally on Monday.

The group of more than 30 students was escorted from the rally right before the 2016 GOP presidential hopeful spoke in the heart of Dixie alongside Nascar executives and drivers.

The students say they were not protesters. They simply wanted to hear Trump speak on their school’s campus. They had no signs, expressed no cheers or jeers or presented a physical threat.

According to student accounts, they were removed at the “request of the candidate.” They were told that since Trump paid to rent the facility, they had no particular right to be there.

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