Cadet candidate allegedly targeted by racism found responsible for act
One of the cadet candidates at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School allegedly targeted by racist remarks has been found responsible for the act.
Academy officials announced the cadet candidate is no longer at the school on Tuesday. The investigation started when the words, written on whiteboards outside their dorm rooms, read, "Go home," followed by the N-word were found in September. The hateful messages were discovered Sept. 25. The words were found on the outside of five African American cadet candidates' rooms.
The academy says the individual admitted responsibility and this was confirmed by the investigation.
The academy sent out the following statement: