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04/02/2012 05:01 pm ET Updated Jun 02, 2012

William "Mandela" Sheaffer Arrest: Racism Claimed In Princeton Student's Arrest

William "Mandela" Sheaffer '13 was arrested by police in Bowling Green, Ohio, on Saturday morning, sparking a growing social media campaign claiming that his arrest was an "injustice" that resulted from racial profiling. The police have refuted this claim.
The incident, which occurred one month after a black teenager in Florida was killed by a neighborhood watch captain in what some activists have called a hate crime, has prompted renewed concerns on campus about racial tensions nationwide.

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