Ole Miss Student Indicted for Noose

On Friday, Graeme Phillip Harris was charged with a civil right crime at the federal level for “engaging in threatening conduct” towards the black community on campus. Last month, the University of Mississippi student hung a noose from the statue of James Meredith, the first black student to enroll at the university. “This shameful and ignorant act is an insult to all Americans and a violation of our most strongly held values,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement. Three students were expelled from the university and the investigation is still ongoing.