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Minority Student Admits to Noose Incident at UCSD Campus


A minority student admitted to hanging a noose in the campus library at UC San Diego. The incident sparked several protests at the campus. The student said that the act was not meant to recall the lynching of blacks. Um-kay.
The LA Times reported:

The campus paper publishes an anonymous letter by a minority student who calls the incident ‘a mindless act and stupid mistake.’

The UC San Diego student reportedly responsible for hanging a noose last week in a campus library issued a public, but anonymous, apology Monday and said she had no racist motivation.

The noose’s discovery set off protests at a school that is already tense from recent racially charged episodes and triggered condemnations from UC leaders and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

In a letter published Monday on the front page of the UC San Diego student newspaper, th

Added: Mar-2-2010 Occurred On: Mar-2-2010
By: Songun
Tags: Black History Month, Noose, UCSD
Location: San Diego, California, United States (load item map)
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