U of M students demand name change of Coffman Memorial Union

Students at the University of Minnesota are demanding a name change for their student union building. 

The student government passed a resolution saying Coffman Memorial Union should be a "neutral name" that reflects inclusive values. 

The building is named after former U of M President Lotus Coffman, who blocked black students from taxpayer-funded campus housing from 1920 to 1938. 

President Eric Kaler is reportedly considering the resolution.