University of Oklahoma expels two students for 'leadership role' in racist chant

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The University of Oklahoma on Tuesday expelled two students it said played a "leadership role" in a fraternity's performance of a racist chant.

"There is zero tolerance for this kind of threatening behavior," Oklahoma President David Boren said in a statement, adding that those involved created a "hostile learning environment." More students could face disciplinary action once the school confirms their identities, Boren said.

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