Jena, the university in North Carolina, and now Columbia University.
Outrage At Columbia Over Noose On Black Professor's Door
This professor, by the way, also happens to be a woman.There have been other recent noose events, though you probably haven't heard about them, such as [ "A noose was also found recently dangling in the locker room of the headquarters of the Hempstead Police Department on Long Island." ]
Who says that racism (and sexism) is over and done with in this country?
Slavery and racism and torture and mercenary militias -- we've rolled back the Enlightenment all the way, never mind The Great Society, and FDR's New Deal.