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Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video

 

January 20, 2019



NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Two University of Oklahoma students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared in a video posted on social media wearing black face paint and using a racial epithet, the university's president said Monday.

Jim Gallogly said the two women apologized for what he called a "shocking, racist video" and that they appeared taken aback by the backlash after the video appeared on Twitter Friday.

"Those students will not return to campus. This type of behavior is not welcome here and is condemned in the strongest terms by me, and by our university," Gallogly...



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