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OU President David Boren suspends student over racist incident at University of Pennsylvania

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OU President David Boren speaks at the Class of 2020's convocation at the Lloyd Noble Center Aug. 18, 2016.

OU President David Boren has suspended an OU student in response to an incident at the University of Pennsylvania in which black students were added to group messages rife with racial slurs and graphic images.

The messages appear to have originated in Oklahoma, according to a statement from the University of Pennsylvania.

Boren said the messages do not appear to have been started by OU students.  

Read the statement in full: 

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