By Associated Press - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Officials at Salisbury University say college police are investigating an image of a hanging stick figure with a racial slur that was found on a whiteboard at the library.

University spokesman Richard Culver tells The Daily Times of Salisbury (https://delmarvane.ws/1N75ogp ) that the image was found Sunday. In addition to the hanging stick figure and racial slur, the image also had the hashtag “#whitepower.

Salisbury University police are investigating the incident as a potential hate crime.

University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach wrote a letter to the campus on Monday denouncing the “act of intolerance” discovered in Blackwell Library.

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Information from: The Daily Times of Salisbury, Md., https://www.delmarvanow.com/

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