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When an African American prof in a prestigious university in New York finds a noose at her office, i... 2007-10-09 New York NY
Report: Columbia U. noose professor sanctioned for fraud
An African American professor at Columbia University found a noose at her office. Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin argues that this may well be a hoax, and lists various dubious things about the prof:
"Report: Columbia University noose professor sanctioned for fraud; Update: Two dozen instances of plagiarism; prof claims she’s a “victim of structural racism”".