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Oklahoma college's graduation hacked with racist images


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City University's virtual graduation ceremony was cut short when someone posted a racial slur and a swastika.

Saturday's ceremony, held using the online streaming service Zoom, was nearing an end, with the names of graduates scrolling across the screen, when the racist images appeared. The Zoom meeting then abruptly came to an end.

"Our Class of 2020 graduation was cut short by a horrendous act of racism, bigotry, and anti-Semitism," university President Martha Burger said in a statement, adding that state and federal law enforcement have been notified.


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