Howard women’s lacrosse team faces racist slurs before game at Presbyterian College

By: | February 22, 2022

Howard University and Presbyterian College officials are investigating after a group yelled threats and slurs at the Howard women’s lacrosse team last week.

The team, composed all of people of color, was making its way inside Presbyterian’s Bailey Memorial Stadium in Clinton, South Carolina, just before 3 p.m. Friday when the team members were verbally assaulted by what Howard’s coach described as a group of white boys tailgating behind a gate. Howard is a historically Black university in Washington, D.C.

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