Nooses found after ‘Black Lives Matter’ rally in Delaware, reports say

23 Sep 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

3 Nooses Found at Delaware School.

Three “noose-like items” found on the University of Delaware campus Tuesday night terrified students and started a hate crime investigation — but they are just decorations, the school says. Campus authorities initially called it a ” hate crime” and spent Wednesday morning looking for whoever hung them behind one of the campus buildings.Interim university President Nancy Targett said in a statement early Wednesday morning that a student found the items hang from a tree in front of Mitchell Hall, according to The News Journal. “I’ve been called the n-word multiple times, she told The News Journal. “I’ve dealt with a lot of racial BS at this campus, but never, never in my wildest imagination did I think in my last year here… that in the middle of the night I would run up to a tree with three nooses hanging up there.” Another student, Morgan Franklin, said she broke down in tears at the sight of the nooses and called the incident “sad and disheartening.” Franklin said it’s not the first time she’s felt unsafe on campus . Targett said such “cowardly and reprehensible” acts won’t be tolerated and she said the university will work to identify those responsible and hold them accountable. Still, Targett says the incident revealed the campus’ sensitivity to the potential issue and shows a need for “continuing dialogue.” She invited the community to gather Wednesday afternoon.

They were found on a tree near Mitchell Hall, where guns were also found right advocate Katie Pavlich spoke earlier in the week at the invitation of a student group. In an appearance on “The Kelly File” earlier this month, Pavlich condemned Black Lives Matter as a movement that “promotes the execution of police officers.” “We are both saddened and disturbed that this deplorable act has taken place on our campus,” Targett’s initial statement read, in part. “This hateful display stands in stark contrast to Monday night’s peaceful protest and discussion.

So, the investigation is going on and we will be back soon with the reason behind it and what else happened actually and lot more news and updates, only for you.

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