FBI Eyeing 6 Suspects After Bomb Threats at Black Colleges

More than a third of America’s 101 historically Black colleges and universities have been targeted by calls or emails threatening to set off bombs on their campuses since early January.

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FILE - A Xavier University police officer redirects a motorist around campus after a bomb threat put the campus on lockdown in New Orleans, La., Feb. 1, 2022. As the nation’s historically Black colleges remain on edge after receiving dozens of bomb threats in recent weeks, federal law enforcement officials said they have identified six suspects who they believe are responsible for most of the racially motivated crimes. (David Grunfeld/The Advocate via AP, File)
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As the nation’s historically Black colleges remain on edge after receiving dozens of bomb threats in recent weeks, federal law enforcement officials said they have identified six suspects who they believe are responsible for most of the racially motivated crimes. More than a third of America’s 101 historically Black colleges and universities have been targeted by calls or emails threatening to set off bombs on their campuses since early January, with the vast majority arriving…

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