Bomb threats made to historically Black schools across US
WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — At least six historically Black universities in five states and the District of Columbia were responding to bomb threats Monday, with many of them locking down their campuses for a time.
In a warnings to students, school officials say some of the threats were directed at academic buildings.
Georgia's Albany State University warned students and faculty on social media that “a bomb threat has been issued to Albany State University’s academic buildings.”
Similar threats were made to Howard University in Washington, D.C.; Bowie State University in Maryland; Southern University and A&M College in Louisiana; Bethune-Cookman University in Florida; and Delaware State University, all historically Black institutions.
Shelter in place is lifted and Bowie State campus is now open, 1/31/22. Following a bomb threat, a search of the university by federal, state, and local emergency law enforcement found no devices. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/0Bas7740xB— Bowie State University (@BowieState) January 31, 2022
A bomb threat has been issued to Albany State University's academic buildings. Students and Employees should not report to campus until notice. Once the investigation is complete the campus community will be notified. Read more https://t.co/eQbcyS6F2x pic.twitter.com/bAdFONOcRU— Albany State University (@AlbanyStateUniv) January 31, 2022
B-CU official response to parents concerning threat/lockdown. Posted at 11:30AM. Monday, January 31st, 2022 pic.twitter.com/5VoRIFIEi0— Bethune-Cookman (@bethunecookman) January 31, 2022