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Noose Hung On Columbia Professor's Door

Who said racism was a non-issue in America? Hundreds of Columbia University teachers and students voiced outrage Wednesday over a noose found hang

Who said racism was a non-issue in America?

Hundreds of Columbia University teachers and students voiced outrage Wednesday over a noose found hanging from a black professor's office door, while police investigated if it was the work of disgruntled students or a colleague.

The 4-foot-long twine noose was found Tuesday on Madonna Constantine's door at Teachers College, a graduate school of education affiliated with Columbia. At a raucous rally Wednesday, Constantine said it was a "blatant act of racism."

Police were testing the noose for DNA evidence, said Deputy Inspector Michael Osgood, commander of the NYPD Hate Crime Task Force.

Sue said he informed Constantine about the noose and she was devastated. She's doing fine," he said. "She's OK. I've talked to her. She's getting a lot of support."...read on

Don't you wonder why the FRC is so concerned with the new hate crimes legislation? To them it's actually only a "thought crime."

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