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UW-Madison Labels Racially Charged Costume “Free Speech”

by Kiara Childs and Alexandria Mason

At the UW vs Nebraska football game, a person decided to display a costume in a two sided mask of President Obama and Hilary Clinton with a noose around their neck. UW-Madison labeled this display free speech and students decided to push back on social media.

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Black student athletes also weighed in on the inappropriate costume making it past security.

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The UW Athletics department then issued this statement in response:

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Students weren’t impressed.

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