The Black students were in a van operated by Student Nighttime Auxiliary Patrol, a free service to provide safe transportation for students around campus. The van was approached by two White male students, one of whom used a racial slur.
An African American woman was targeted with a racial slur as she walked by a fraternity house. The student newspaper at the university reported that recently "at least 10 hate crimes or bias-related incidents have been reported on or near campus."
The latest incident included the threat of violence. The message scrawled on a stairway wall contained a racial slur and referred to the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people dead.
The White male students were charged with ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race. They were released pending a court date.
The university reported the incident to campus police and after investigating the incident, decided that it was a "Halloween prank" and was not intended to "offend anyone or denote any racial bias."
Two Black students at the University of Colorado at Boulder were verbally abused by a White woman who is not affiliated with the university. After the incident, the Black Student Alliance issued a set of demands to the university's administration.
The student homecoming committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison posted a video online touting the university's diversity. But the video was criticized and pulled offline when it became apparent that few students of color appeared in the video.
The university president issued a statement saying that the photo caused a great deal of pain to members of the university community, but that the social media posting was protected by the First Amendment and the students would not be punished.
A Black student at the University of Arizona was accosted by two White students who used racial slurs. When the African American student told the two White students to stop the verbal abuse, he was attacked. The Black student was punched in the head and kicked while he lay on the ground.
The messages were directed to faculty and staff in the department of sociology, the department of women, gender and sexuality studies, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the LGBTQ+ Center, and the Intercultural Center.
The on-campus group Black Students for Revolution issued a statement expressing disappointment that two days after the noose was found campus officials had not made any statement about the incident.
The report document that in 2016, more than 1,000 hate crimes were committed on college campuses across the country. Furthermore, the report finds that between 2011 and 2016, there was a 40 percent increase in campus hate crimes.
A noose was found hanging from a tree in front of a student residence on the Stanford University campus. The residence hall was housing high school students who were attending a camp on campus.
The messages included “we all hate u”, “you know you don’t belong here” and “you're just here because of affirmative action.”
Marshall Burns joined the faculty at the university in 1976, was promoted to associate professor in 1978, and to full professor in 1980. Yet, according to the lawsuit, his annual salary of $60,500, is akin to what an associate professor at the university would receive.
The photograph showed the three students armed with guns and smiling in front of a historical marker designating where the body of Emmett Till was found in 1955. The sign was riddled with bullet holes.
Evidence presented at the trial showed that the dean of students at the college created a flyer that told students to boycott Gibson's Bakery, claiming the local business had a history of racial profiling.
Brandon Keith Brown, the former director of the orchestra at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, has filed a discrimination complaint with the state's Commission for Human Rights. The complaint alleges that Brown was fired because of his race.
Reportedly, Coach Sylvia Hatchell had told her players that they would be hung "from trees with nooses" if there on-the-court performance did not improve.
A racist video showing students at Ohio University was found on a GroupMe chat and then was widely circulated on social media. The video show one student reciting a rhyme with a racial slur.
The president of Hollins University, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Roanoke, Virginia, removed online access to four of the university's yearbooks. Those particular issues of the university's yearbooks contain photos of students and faculty in blackface or have other racist imagery.
The Unsung Founders Memorial was installed in 2005 to honor the enslaved and free African-Americans who helped construct buildings on campus. Vandals wrote racist language on the memorial in permanent marker and also urinated on it.
The 30-second video shows one individual hitting another individual with a belt. One person is heard saying "Pick my cotton, bitch." Later in the video, a racial slur was substituted for the word "bitch."
Recently, the University of Missouri fired a university police officer immediately after officials verified the authenticity of a photo of the officer appearing in blackface.
The U.S. Census Bureau says that Blacks make up more than 27 percent of South Carolina's population. But, African Americans make up just 8 percent of the undergraduate student body at the state-operated College of Charleston.
A photo was posted on social media of university students who were protesting against racism. The caption read, "Every single one in this photo will get what' coming to them." The next day, a burning backpack was found in one student's car.
The photo included four university students, two of whom had donned charcoal face masks.
The student who hung the doll insisted that it was merely "a prank." The president of the university called the incident "a racist act" and turned over the results of the university's investigation to local prosecutors.
Following the revelation that Virginia Governor Ralph Northam had a photograph of a student in blackface and another student in a Ku Klux Klan costume on his 1984 yearbook page, the Eastern Virginia Medical School announced it would investigate how this could have happened.
Two White women at the University of Oklahoma posted a video on social media showing one of the women in blackface and using a racial slur. The two women have now withdrawn from the university.
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."
Two football players at St. Jon Fisher College were reportedly yelling racial slurs when they pulled down a statue of Frederick Douglass.
A White sophomore at Columbia University in New York City was seen on video harassing a group of African American students outside the Butler Library on campus.
The graffiti which contained a racial slur, included the dormitory room numbers where Black students lived. African Americans make up 15 percent of the undergraduate student body at Goucher College.
Davidson College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in North Carolina, is investigating racist and anti-Semitic tweets. The Davidson College Sailing Team reportedly has removed two of its students due to connections with the racist tweets.
The Vanderbilt University Police Department is still conducting its own investigation and has notified the Metro Nashville Police Department, the Tennessee Fusion Center, and the FBI.