Alabama college student kicked out of sorority after racist Snapchat message

theGRIO REPORT - A University of Alabama student was kicked out of her sorority after she Snapchatted friends "Chi O got NO n***as!!!!!" over the weekend.

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A University of Alabama student was kicked out of her sorority after she Snapchatted friends “Chi O got NO n***as!!!!!” over the weekend.

The photo, sent using the app Snapchat, shows three white women accompanied by the caption and several Emojis.

This weekend marked Bid Day, when sororities hand out official invitations to join following rush, and this year is the first year African-American women were invited to join white sororities.

Chi Omega released this statement on their Facebook page:

Please read below for an important message regarding our Nu Beta Chapter at the University of Alabama:

Chi Omega is aware of the image that has been circulating via social media and we have been in communication with The University of Alabama administration. What was expressed is absolutely reprehensible and completely inconsistent with Chi Omega’s values and policies. Chi Omega took swift disciplinary action in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures. The woman who took the photo is no longer a member of the chapter.

Chi Omega embraces women from all walks of life, who come together to form a network of friends with high standards and similar values. The Chi Omega chapter at the University of Alabama pledged a diverse group of young women, which included several new members who self-identified as minorities, including two African-American women.

The university is currently investigating the incident. According to AL.com, President Judy Bonner said in an email to students:

We are all extremely disappointed when any student uses language that is disrespectful or offensive to any segment of the UA community. We are especially sad that this incident occurred on a day that was an exciting and happy one for the young women who participated in fall recruitment.

Ten Greek sororities pledged 21 black women on Saturday, reports AL.com.

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