Students’ racist video shows ‘how far we have yet to come,’ University of Okla. says

January 23, 2019

A racist video featuring two University of Oklahoma students is a reminder of “how far we have yet to come in the conversation about treating everyone with respect and dignity,” the university said in a statement posted to Twitter.

The video was posted to Snapchat by an OU student, the OU Daily reported. In the video, one of the students used a racial slur while her face was painted black, according to the college newspaper. That blackface video was recorded and then posted to Twitter, where it began circulating.

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