7 Historically Black Colleges Receive Bomb Threats

Howard University’s campus in Washington DC. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

At least seven historically Black colleges and universities received bomb threats Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to school officials. The threats forced campuses to lockdown or evacuate and local law enforcement was alerted.

All of the schools have since sent out all-clear alerts to their students, staff and community.


No bombs were found on the campuses of Florida Memorial University, North Carolina Central University, Prairie View A&M University, The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Florida Memorial University, Norfolk State University and Xavier University of Louisiana.


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SOURCE: ABC News, Kiara Alfonseca