Student at the University of Tennessee Uses Racial Slur in Social Media Video

A member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority at the University of Tennessee was suspended from the Greek organization after a racist video surfaced on social media. The student was asked on a short video what she called Black people. She shouted “Niggers.”

A spokesperson for the national sorority stated that member’s behavior was “abhorrent and grotesque.” The national sorority stated that it had started the process of membership termination.

The university stated that it would not divulge what if any actions it was taking against the student. In a statement the university said, “late Thursday afternoon, the university was made aware of a video posted on social media of one of our students using the n-word. The racism displayed in this video does not belong on Rocky Top and does not represent our community’s values of civility and inclusion.”

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