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Washington student is charged with hate crime for alleged online threats

December 20, 2015

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By Sara Jean Green The Seattle Times (TNS) SEATTLE — A suspended Western Washington University student acknowledged to a campus police officer that he wrote “Let’s lynch her” on an online thread about a black student leader but said he promptly deleted it, according to the Whatcom County Prosecu...

Kentucky Pastor Apologizes For Blackface Skit At Church

March 10, 2014

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By Karla Ward Lexington Herald-Leader (MCT) LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Lexington, Ky., pastor apologized Saturday to people who were offended by a white man performing in blackface as part of a skit at the church. Pastor Jeff Fugate of Clays Mill Road Baptist Church said he’d gotten at least a do...

Fraternity Expels 3 Linked To Statue Noose, Suspends Ole Miss Chapter

February 22, 2014

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By Paresh Dave Los Angeles Times (MCT) The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity said it has indefinitely suspended its chapter at Ole Miss and has expelled three 19-year-old freshmen it said were responsible for the “desecration” last weekend of a campus statue honoring the school’s first black student. ...

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