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Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist comments he made 2 years ago

Activist Kyle Kashuv addresses the 148th National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana..JPGREUTERS/Lucas Jackson

  • Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv said that his Harvard University admission for the class of 2023 had been rescinded.
  • He said his admission was revoked "over texts and comments made nearly two years ago."
  • Kashuv apologized in May over comments he sent to friends in a Google Doc and in texts that featured racist slurs, including the N-word.
  • The comments were made when Kashuv was 16, months before the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people.
  • Harvard would not comment on Kashuv's case, but said it "reserves the right to withdraw an offer of admission" for a number of reasons.
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Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv said that Harvard University rescinded his admission over racist comments he made in messages that surfaced online last month.

In a Twitter thread posted online on Monday, Kashuv said: "Three months after being admitted to Harvard Class of 2023, Harvard has decided to rescind my admission over texts and comments made nearly two years ago."See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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