Education: Bigots in The Ivory Tower

An alarming rise in hatred roils U.S. campuses

Whoever haunted Sabrina Collins' room in Longstreet Hall had a knack for terror. The black Emory University freshman came home one evening last month to find her teddy bear slashed, her clothes soaked with bleach and NIGGER HANG written in lipstick on the wall. When death threats began arriving in the mail, college officials supplied extra locks and an alarm system. This month, as she got ready to move out, she lifted the rug to find DIE NIGGER DIE written in nail polish on the floor. Sabrina collapsed and was hospitalized for "emotional traumatization."

This naked display of racism is only...

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