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Ole Miss Students Use Racial Slurs To Protest Obama Victory

By Rebecca Leber  

"Ole Miss Students Use Racial Slurs To Protest Obama Victory"

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Following news of Obama’s win, University of Mississippi students staged a protest early Wednesday morning where they yelled out “racial slurs related to Obama and African-Americans.” According to the Jackson Clarion Ledger, up to 400 students participated, with police arriving shortly after midnight to break up the angry crowd. There is one photo shared on Twitter of students allegedly burning an Obama/Biden sign, and local reports suggest students may have thrown rocks at cars, as well.

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