The following is a collage of racist Yik Yak posts collected this year at OU. “Yaks” are posted anonymously and are visible to anyone in the surrounding area.
Racism is all around us. Simply open the Yik Yak app while you’re on campus, and you’re almost guaranteed to find a slew of racial slurs and bigoted (sometimes violent) comments. These are submitted anonymously by people right here at OU. You take in things you don’t want all the time. Like the polluted air we breathe and the nameless white supremacists we pass by every day on the South Oval, racism is inescapable and (at times) invisible.
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