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Edwards Waters is latest among bomb threats to historically Black universities

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Claire Heddles
Edward Waters University.

Edward Waters University warned students via social media early Tuesday that it had received “an anonymous bomb and threat of violence to the EWU campus this morning.”

The threat followed at least a half-dozen historically Black universities in five states and the District of Columbia that received bomb threats Monday, with many of them locking down their campuses for a time.

EWU’s warning said that effective immediately all in person activities, classes and university operations, including meetings and athletic practices are canceled until further notice.

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