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August 27, 2013

Minority Students At University of Texas Attacked By An Epidemic Of ‘Bleach Bombs’

On Wednesday, University of Texas student Bryan Davis, who is African American, was struck by a bleach-filled balloon while he was walking to visit a friend in a neighborhood populated by UT students. Moreover, this attack appears to be part of a chain of similar assaults targeting students of color on the Texas campus. Last October, Austin police launched an investigation intofour similar attacks on UT students, all of which targeted Asian or African Americans.

The October incidents sparked a wave of protests on Texas’ campus.

Read More Here: Think Progress